The Field Guide to the North American Teenager

The Field Guide to the North American Teenager

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When Norris, a Black French Canadian, starts his junior year at an Austin, Texas, high school, he views his fellow students as clichés from "a bad 90s teen movie."
Publisher: New York, NY : Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2019]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2019
ISBN: 9780062824110
Characteristics: 372 pages ; 22 cm


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When Haitian French-Canadian Norris moves to Austin, Texas, because of his mom’s new teaching job, he starts writing down his sarcastic observations of his American classmates, but when his new friends find out about his field guide, they’re not fans of his work. This hilarious debut novel captur... Read More »

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If you've ever read "The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian", you'll definitely love this book. Norris, the main character, is so funny and witty. I can definitely relate. My only problem with this book is that it's in the third person, in which I'm not used to, but I got over it, because overall, it's just a really good book.


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