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Annie John

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Lexile measure:
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Jamaica Kincaid presents a haunting and provocative story of a young girl growing up on the island of Antigua. An adored only child, Annie has until recently lived an idyllic life. She is inseparable from her beautiful mother, a powerful presence at the very center of the little girl's existence. Loved and cherished, Annie grows and thrives within her mother's benign shadow. Looking back on her childhood, she reflects, "It was in such a paradise that I lived." When she turns twelve, however, Annie's life changes in ways that are often mysterious to her. She begins to question the cultural assumptions of her island world; at school she instinctively rebels against authority; and most frighteningly, her mother, seeing Annie as a "young lady," ceases to be the source of unconditional adoration and takes on the new and unfamiliar guise of adversary. At the end of her school years, Annie decides to leave Antigua and her family, but not without a measure of sorrow, especially for the mother she once knew and never ceases to mourn. "For I could not be sure," she reflects, "whether for the rest of my life I would be able to tell when it was really my mother and when it was really her shadow standing between me and the rest of the world." A classic coming-of-age story in the tradition of The Catcher in the Rye and A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Annie John focuses on a universal, tragic, and often comic theme: the loss of childhood. Annie's voice, urgent, demanding to be heard, is one that will not soon be forgotten.
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9780374525101
9780374105211
9780606162661
9780329112257
9781982435318
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 5.9, 7 Points
Lexile measure:
1130L
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Grouping Categorybook
Last Grouping Update2020-07-07 02:28:28AM
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subject_facetAntigua -- Fiction
Antiqua -- Fiction
Coming of age -- Fiction
Domestic fiction
Mothers and daughters -- Fiction
Teenage girls -- Antigua and Barbuda -- Antigua -- Fiction
Teenage girls -- Fiction
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Annie John [electronic resource] Kincaid, Jamaica.
title_shortAnnie John
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Teenage girls