The Resource Apple in the middle, by Dawn Quigley

Apple in the middle, by Dawn Quigley

Label
Apple in the middle
Title
Apple in the middle
Statement of responsibility
by Dawn Quigley
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Apple Starkington turned her back on her Native American heritage the moment she was called a racial slur for someone of white and Indian descent, not that she really even knew how to be an Indian in the first place. Too bad the white world doesn't accept her either. And so begins her quirky habits to gain acceptance. Apple's name, chosen by her Indian mother on her deathbed, has a double meaning: treasured apple of my eye, but also the negative connotation a person who is red, or Indian, on the outside, but white on the inside. After her wealthy father gives her the boot one summer, Apple reluctantly agrees to visit her Native American relatives on the Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation in northern North Dakota for the first time. Apple learns to deal with the culture shock of Indian customs and the Native Michif language, while she tries to find a connection to her dead mother. She also has to deal with a vengeful Indian man who loved her mother in high school but now hates Apple because her mom married a white man. Bouncing in the middle of two cultures, Apple meets her Indian relatives, shatters Indian stereotypes, and learns what it means to find her place in a world divided by color
Member of
Cataloging source
DON
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Quigley, Dawn
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Contemporary voices of indigenous peoples series
Series volume
bk. 1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indian teenagers
  • Teenage girls
  • Ojibwa youth
  • Indigenous youth
  • Ojibwa Indians
  • Ojibwa Indians
  • Racially mixed children
  • Motherless families
  • Young adult fiction
  • Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation (N.D.)
  • Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians of North Dakota
  • North Dakota
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Apple in the middle, by Dawn Quigley
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
229 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781946163073
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 459840
  • (HPL)310505
  • 459840
Label
Apple in the middle, by Dawn Quigley
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
229 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781946163073
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 459840
  • (HPL)310505
  • 459840

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