Birth of Tasha Tasha is born to her mother, a poor, African American woman who lives off the welfare system. She is not pretty and is a little fat. Winner Rank: SLCT. Imani All Mine Connie Porter's eagerly anticipated, intensely affecting story of Tasha Dawson, fifteen years old and the mother of a baby girl, brings together her keen insight into childhood and her firsthand knowledge of life in the ghetto that is Tasha's home. Feb. 28 - Imani looks just like her mama. Alan Cheuse reviews Imani All Mine by Connie Porter. Imani all mine by Porter, Connie Rose, 1959-Publication date 1999 Topics African American teenage mothers, Drive-by shootings, African Americans, Inner cities Publisher Boston : Houghton Mifflin Collection inlibrary; printdisabled; internetarchivebooks; delawarecountydistrictlibrary; china; americana Digitizing sponsor Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English. In her ghettoized world where poverty, racism, and danger are daily struggles, Tasha uses her savvy and humor to uncover the good hidden around her. Her mama, Tasha, sees it, sees it every time she holds Imani - even if others think the baby may favor her daddy, whose name Tasha won't even speak. In her ghettoized world where poverty, racism, and danger are daily struggles, Tasha uses her savvy and humor to uncover the good hidden around her. Students will learn about social and economic conditions in America during the 1960s and 1970s as they read All-Bright Court. Better World Books . Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. Role: Imani's mother and protagonist. "With authority and grace" (Essence), Imani All Mine tells the story of Tasha, a fourteen-year-old unwed mother of a baby girl. In IMANI ALL MINE, Porter returns to the ghettoized world of Buffalo, New York, with the wonderfully affecting story of Tasha, fourteen years old and the unwed mother of a baby girl. "With authority and grace" (Essence), Imani All Mine tells the story of Tasha, a fourteen-year-old unwed mother of a baby girl. Imani All Mine by Connie Porter. Incorporate Imani All Mine into your high-school curriculum to help address the sensitive issues of rape and teen pregnancy. Description: Tasha is a young Black girl. Add to cart Buy Now Stock Photo: Cover may not represent actual copy or condition available. She is also the main character around whom the theme of coming of age centers around as she Imani All Mine. Compare and discuss two books by Connie Rose Porter with help from the questions in this printable reader's guide. Classifications Dewey Decimal Class 813/.54 Library of Congress PS3566.O6424 I63 1999 The Physical Object Pagination 212 p. ; Number of pages 212 ID Numbers Open Library OL375826M Internet Archive imaniallmine00port ISBN 10 0395838088 LC Control Number 98037722 Library Thing … Imani All Mine. By Connie Porter. Imani All Mine by Connie Rose Porter, 9780618056781, available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. The Boston Globe. The order compelled Zibusiso Sibanda to stop all mining activities he was carrying out at Imani Mine without an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) certificate, a … In her ghettoized world where poverty, racism, and danger are daily struggles, Tasha uses her savvy and humor to uncover the good hidden around her. Tasha, a fifteen-year-old mother, is proud of her baby girl and is determined to be a good parent to her child, but she must draw upon her newfound faith to go on when tragedy strikes Imani All Mine by Connie Rose Porter. Houghton Mifflin, $23. The item Imani all mine, Connie Porter represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Indiana State Library. 21. Imani All Mine Timeline created by krick. "With authority and grace" (Essence), Imani All Mine tells the story of Tasha, a fourteen-year-old unwed mother of a baby girl. Defunct Winner UID: 1 684. Imani All Mine. "With authority and grace" (Essence), Imani All Mine tells the story of Tasha, a fourteen-year-old unwed mother of a baby girl. $16.62. IMANI ALL MINE by Connie Porter ‧ RELEASE DATE: Jan. 27, 1999 African-American Porter (All-Bright Court, 1991) has again created a protagonist with her own voice and an affirming take on life in Buffalo’s inner city—where guns kill the innocent and where teenagers too often end up having babies. Despite that, she is intelligent and strives to achieve higher. Publisher Marketing: "With authority and grace" (Essence), Imani All Mine tells the story of Tasha, a fourteen-year-old unwed mother of a baby girl. Imani All Mine. Imani All Mine by Connie Rose Porter ISBN 13: 9780618056781 ISBN 10: 0618056785 Trade Paper; Boston Ma: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2000-05-10; ISBN-13: 978-0618056781 “Imani All Mine” is the story of 15-year-old Tasha, a teenager living with her single mother in upstate New York. This resource has been enriched with EBSCO NoveList data. Imani All Mine, Paperback by Porter, Connie, ISBN 0618056785, ISBN-13 9780618056781, Brand New, Free shipping in the US Relates the story of Tasha, an unwed fourteen-year-old who raises her daughter Imani and survives the increasingly violent ghettos of Buffalo, New York, with determination and faith. Imani All Mine. In her ghettoized world where poverty, racism, and danger are daily struggles, Tasha uses her savvy and humor to uncover the good hidden around her. Released in 1998 after the first six Addy books, the novel is the coming of age tale of Tasha, a black 15-year-old girl growing up in Buffalo, New York, an honors student who wants to go to college to escape her inner city life. After, she taught English and writing at By Renee Graham. All too often society is quick to disregard or deem as unimportant the suffering and yearning of poor African-American teenage mothers. In her ghettoized world where poverty, racism, and danger are daily struggles, Tasha uses her savvy and humor to uncover the good hidden around her. Incorporate Imani All Mine into your high-school curriculum to help address the sensitive issues of rape and teen pregnancy. Mishawaka, Indiana. More By and About This Author. Tasha's Father Leaves Her Around the age of 3 Tasha's father decides he no longer wants to be a father and leaves her along with her mother, never to be heard from again. Seller rating: This seller has earned a 4 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers. Jan 1, 2000. She was the third youngest of nine children. Used; Condition Used - Good ISBN 10 0618056785 ISBN 13 9780618056781 Seller. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Imani All Mine at Amazon.com. IMANI ALL MINE is a beautifully written story about a smart 15 year old girl that refuses to be anyone's stereotype of a young unwed mother. Winner Description: Houghton. Students will learn about social and economic conditions in America during the 1960s and 1970s as they read All-Bright Court. Houghton Mifflin $23.00 : Connie Porter’s new novel after the well-received “All-Bright Court” is an elegant, moving story of a poor, black teen-age mother in Buffalo. Tasha, a 14 year old teenager deals with stressful … Imani all mine was a very touching book you can see that just by reading the first page and looking at the cover. IMANI ALL MINE By Connie Porter. Tasha is barely 15 and living with her mother Earlene (herself a teen-ager when Tasha was born) when she becomes pregnant. African-American Porter (All-Bright Court, 1991) has again created a protagonist with her own voice and an affirming take on life in Buffalo's inner city—where guns kill the innocent and where teenagers too often end up having babies. 5 Total Resources 2 Awards View Text Complexity Discover Like Books Grade; 7-12; Cultural Area; African American; Year Published 1999. Edition Notes Genre Fiction. Imani All Mine Connie Rose Porter "With authority and grace" (Essence), Imani All Mine tells the story of Tasha, a fourteen-year-old unwed mother of a baby girl. Word Count 68,113. Imani All Mine Connie Rose Porter, Author Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) $23 (224p) ISBN 978-0-395-83808-2. Imani All Mine Connie Porter Connie Porter is an African American woman that writes children's books and young adult books. Imani All Mine is Porter's second adult novel. She earned degrees from SUNY Albany and Louisiana State University. Tasha is a remarkable character, a child mothering a child - spunky, sassy, brimming with the hopefulness and frank wisdom of youth despite her circumstances. Creator. Imani all mine This edition was published in 1999 by Houghton Mifflin in Boston. Winner Blurb: This deceptively simple first-person novel takes readers into the heart and mind of 15-year-old Tasha, whose love for her baby, Imani, is as plain as her fear of the rapist … "With authority and grace" (Essence), Imani All Mine tells the story of Tasha, a fourteen-year-old unwed mother of a baby girl. This item is available to borrow from 1 library branch. She has the same squib of a nose, the same lips, the same wide, flat fingers. In Tasha's life, though, faith is not enough. Award: Alex Awards. In her ghettoized world where poverty, racism, and danger are daily struggles, Tasha uses her savvy and humor to uncover the good hidden around her. asha is a good girl, an extremely smart 15-year-old who was not quite smart enough to avoid having her own child, Imani, whose name, Tasha has been told, means faith in an African language. Imani all mine by Porter, Connie Rose, 1959-Publication date 1999 Topics Cultural Literacy and Humanities, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10, Reading Level-Grade 11, Reading Level-Grade 12 Publisher Boston : Houghton Mifflin Collection inlibrary; printdisabled; internetarchivebooks; americana Digitizing sponsor Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English. IMANI ALL MINE By Connie Porter Houghton Mifflin, $23. High-schooler Tasha, the 15-year-old narrator, tells her story with an authenticity that adds even more grit and realism to a tale that's often a headline. OTHER BOOKS. Imani All Mine. Sixteen year-old Tasha lives with her mother Earlene and her infant child, Imani in the black section of Buffalo, New York. Mar 3, 2003. Award Win Active Date: Thursday, September 10, 2009 - 19:00. In her ghettoized world where poverty, racism, and danger are daily struggles, Tasha uses her savvy and humor to uncover the good hidden around her. In her ghettoized world where poverty, racism, and danger are daily struggles, Tasha uses her savvy and humor to uncover the good hidden around her. In Biography. "e;With authority and grace"e; (Essence), Imani All Mine tells the story of Tasha, a fourteen-year-old unwed mother of a baby girl. Compare and discuss two books by Connie Rose Porter with help from the questions in this printable reader's guide. Imani All Mine Connie Porter's eagerly anticipated, intensely affecting story of Tasha Dawson, fifteen years old and the mother of a baby girl, brings together her keen insight into childhood and her firsthand knowledge of life in the ghetto that is Tasha's home. Year this Award was Won: 2 000.