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The Resource The Kayla Chronicles

The Kayla Chronicles

Label
The Kayla Chronicles
Title
The Kayla Chronicles
Statement of responsibility
by Sherri Winston
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Kayla Dean, junior feminist and future journalist, is about the break the story of a lifetime. She is auditioning for the Lady Lions dance team to prove they discriminate against the not-so-well endowed. But when she makes the team, her best friend and fellow feminist, Rosalie, is not happy.Now a Lady Lion, Kayla is transformed from bushy-haired fashion victim to glammed-up dance diva. But does looking good and having fun mean turning her back on the cause? Can you be a strong woman and still wear really cute shoes? Soon Kayla is forced to challenge her views, coming to terms with who she is and what girl power really means.Narrated with sharp language and just the right amount of attitude, The Kayla Chronicles is the story of a girl's struggle for self-identity despite pressure from family, friends and her own conscience. Kayla's story is snappy, fun and inspiring, sure to appeal to anyone who's every questioned who they really are
Summary
At the urging of her pushy best friend, Kayla overcomes her reticence and tries out for the school dance team in order to expose their suspected discrimination, but when she unexpectedly makes the team--and even begins to enjoy performing--she finds her assumptions, and her sense of herself, challenged
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Amelia Bloomer List, 2009
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
234877
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
700
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 9
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adolescent
Label
The Kayla Chronicles
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:0b1363be-ca21-4804-9ebc-8f3d474de3ea
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780316138956
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The Kayla Chronicles
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:0b1363be-ca21-4804-9ebc-8f3d474de3ea
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780316138956
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

    • Port Arthur Public LibraryBorrow it
      4615 9th Avenue, Port Arthur, TX, 77642, US
      29.9262479 -93.9478459
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