Born Confused

April 29, 2014|
Born Confused by Tanuja Desai Hidier
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Cross-cultural comedy about finding your place in America . . . and finding your heart wherever, from an amazing new young author.

Dimple Lala doesn''t know what to think. She''s spent her whole life resisting her parents'' traditions. But now she''s turning seventeen and things are more complicated than ever. She''s still recovering from a year-old break-up and her best friend isn''t around the way she used to be. Then, to make matters worse, her parents arrange for her to meet a "suitable boy." Of course, it doesn''t go well . . . until Dimple goes to a club and finds him spinning a magical web of words and music. Suddenly the suitable boy is suitable because of his sheer unsuitability. Complications ensue.This is a story about finding yourself, finding your friends, finding love, and finding your culture -- sometimes where you least expect it.
TANUJA DESAI HIDIER is an American-born writer, well-known for her short stories and short films as well as her novel Born Confused. Tanuja received first prize in the London Writers/Waterstones Competition for fiction for her short story "The Border." Her short films, "The Test" and "The Assimiliation Alphabet" deal with many of the s...
Title:Born ConfusedFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:512 pages, 7.99 X 5.29 X 1.27 inShipping dimensions:512 pages, 7.99 X 5.29 X 1.27 inPublished:April 29, 2014Publisher:Scholastic Inc.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0545664519

ISBN - 13:9780545664516

Appropriate for ages: 14

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