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No Laughter Here
by Rita Williams-Garcia
- Language: english
- Publisher: Amistad
- Genres: fiction, africa, teen, contemporary, childrens, cultural
- ISBN: 9780688162474 (0688162479)
- Places: Queens, New York
- Release date: December 23, 2003
- Format: hardcover, 144 pages
- Author: Rita Williams-Garcia
About The Book
Even though they were born in different countries, Akilah and Victoria are true best friends. But Victoria has been acting strange ever since she returned from her summer in Nigeria, where she had a special coming-of-age ceremony. Why does proud Victoria, named for a queen, slouch at her desk and answer the teacher’s questions in a whisper? And why won’t she laugh with Akilah anymore? Akilah’s name means “intelligent,” and she is determined to find out what’s wrong, no matter how much detective work she has to do. But when she learns the terrible secret Victoria is hiding, she suddenly has even more questions. The only problem is, they might not be the kind that have answers. In this groundbreaking novel, Coretta Scott King Honor winner Rita Williams-Garcia uses her vividly realistic voice to explore an often taboo practice that affects millions of girls around the world every year. Readers will identify with headstrong, outspoken Akilah, whose struggle to understand what’s happened to Victoria reveals a painful truth in an honest and accessible way.
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