It's Not About the Accent (E–book)

Caro from Ohio has decided to be intriguing for COLLEGE SO SHE BECOMES CAROLINA CUBAN ACCENT ON THE So she becomes Carolina Cuban accent on the instead of Caroline It s not exactly a lie of an embellishment of the truth paying homage to her Nana Ellie s mysterious Cuban past And the plan appears to be paying off especially with relation to Erik and his fraternity friendsThe latter of course are just an afterthought Until three of them show up uninvited at her door and Caro begins to wish sincerely that she had never captured any of their attention It s Not About the Accent begins as a story about an external experiment and becomes an internal one I despised Erik and Carolina from the very beginning but I liked Caro and Peter the boy from down the hall just fine as well as Caro s eventual drive to uncover her real Cuban roots It s Not About the Accent is a story about a irl named Caroline Darcy who starts college and really strives to reinvent her image and her persona After discovering even about her Cuban roots through her Michelangelo: His Epic Life greatrandmother she tries to exhibit this through her personality physical appearance and behavior Ironically enough she is an aspiring actress She meets a lot of new notable people including Erik and Peter Erik is someone who is charmed by her free spirited outgoing self while Peter is reliable and of the safe choice someone the old her would Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge go for The author does a reallyreat job of contrasting the differences and similarities between these two individuals and how they each affect Caroline differently Essentially this book was a classic story about a Boy Soldiers of the Great War: Their Own Stories for the First Time girl trying to find her true identity and her place in the world I chose this book because of its premise a youngirl exploits her Cuban heritage she had a Making Sense of Leadership: Exploring the Five Key Roles Used by Effective Leaders greatrandmother who immigrated from Cuba and settled in Ohio when she oes off to college She pretends she is half Cuban and insists on the Spanish pronunciation of her name Carolina instead of Caroline She wants to appear exotic and believes this will make her life interesting Ultimately she suffers a traumatic experience that changes her outlook and leads her to appreciate her roots and the person she is becomingIt s a very ood coming of age story for young adult and adult readers alike The characters are. Sporting a new name and an exotic new Latina flair she's ready for her college debut But is the luscious Carolina really better than plain Jane CarolineSick and tired of her life in small town Ohio completely boring with a side of dull college bound Caroline Darcy is determined to start freshas a new person And that means following in the footsteps of her late Nana Ellie her witty and vibrant Cuban. ,

It's Not About the AccentRoline finally figures out just where she belongs and who she belongs with IT S NOT ABOUT THE ACCENT is another reat addition from the MTV line of books by Simon Schuster As with all the other books I have read from this division the story developed uickly and pulled me right into the pages Ms Ferrer writes a thought provoking and oftentimes fun story as Caroline tries to discover who she really is FYI Content is not appropriate for the younger reader Caro wants an adventure and wants to be Cuban than anything but she finds that being herself is much better than lying I
that she rew and changed the connection with her Les Innocents greatrandmother s family did seem a bit contrived I also kept etting the ages confused in my mind It Seemed That Nana Ellie Was A Grandmother that Nana Ellie was a randmother a reat randmother especially since she lived so long not an age mentioned but just what age Caro was when Ellie died and her younger sister also seemed younger again no age mentioned but seemed to be physically and mentally younger than my expectationsOne thing to be aware of is that Caro is raped in the beginning and the book does talk through her process of coming to terms with what happened and how to overcome it This was an amazing and beautiful story about a irl named Caroline who overcome it This was an amazing and beautiful story about a irl named Caroline who trying to find out who she is and what kind of person she wants to become It follows her through college and the experiences she has there all the while with a ood friend named Peter who I instantly fell in love with because who wouldn t He s a rescuer and a charmerIt s a reat story about how she ends up finding her place in the world A uniue story that kept me reading but kind of uneven in terms of writing and plot Some sections were really excellent and insightful and others make me roll my eyes at the author s attempt at teen speak I can t uite Gone: The Disappearance of Claudia Lawrence and Her Father's Desperate Search for the Truth give it 4 stars but there were a lot ofood things about it Multi dimensional characters and a realistic and sweet love story are highlights A book about life and learning about yourself I felt like I was there with Caroline on her adventure While she was chasing her 1,000 Awesome Writing Prompts grandmothers fun and exciting life she created her own kind of adventure filled with love hurtrowing and acceptance. Only person who doesn't seem impressed by her Latina facade is Peter a uiet sweet Cuban Moonrise (Snowfall, guy from Miami But when Carolinaets in over her head and finds herself in a dangerous situation it's Peter who comes to her rescue and leads her on a real adventure to discover the truth about Nana Ellie and her family It turns out that being boring old Caroline is way exciting than she ever could have imagined. ,

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Real and well drawn I especially enjoyed the intimate look at Cuban American culture and family This is an above average YA novel I checked this book out from the library and then decided the that I didn t want to read it so I was oing to return it without having even opened the cover but at last minute I decided to ive it a shot Boy am I Hello, Snow! glad that I did this book wasreat It had emotion fun sadness and love It was a really fun book to read I am so so so lad had emotion fun sadness and love It was a really fun book to read I am so so so lad I read it It s been some years since I read this so I m not Mastering the Art of Saying No Without Feeling Guilty: Tips, Techniques and Strategies going to rate it But I wanted to note something I did appreciate view spoilerThe scary situation the main c Reviewed by Jaglvr for TeensReadToocomHow would you like to be able to reinvent yourself That s exactly what Caroline Darcy does The summer afterraduation she enrolls in a session at the University of Southern Ohio before her freshman fall semester Once away from home she decides to embrace her Cuban roots all 18th of those roots and become Carolina for the summer She purchases a new upbeat wardrobe and dyes her blonder hair Havana brown On her first evening at USO she attends a Yuganta, The End Of An Epoch getting to know you dance and immediately attracts the attention of Erik a senior She also meets Peter another new student Little does she know that the twouys would be so involved in her life that summer Erik sweeps her off her feet and she enjoys being Carolina for a while But being someone she isn t turns out to be exhausting Than She Expects After she expects After serious encounter one night while waiting for Erik to show up Caroline reevaluates her life ives up the idea of following her Cuban roots and her friendship with Peter and runs *back home after the summer session is over With a shove from * home after the summer session is over With a shove from older brother Caroline returns to USO for the fall her friendship with Peter solidifies and she takes on a new uest With the help of Peter and two different university professors Caroline researches her actual family history The research takes her places she didn t imagine both literally and figuratively This is the story of one irl s journey to discover who she is Caroline Forbidden Reading goes from one extreme to the other until she finallyets the balance just right With the help of wonderful friends and family Ca. Great A Northern Line Minute: The Northern Line grandmother with alamorous well traveled past Donning a seriously caliente new wardrobe and a vivacious persona to match she becomes Carolina a half Cuban aspiring actress ready for adventureOnce at school everything Future Focus goes according to plan Putting her primo acting skills to use she flirts up Erik a smooth talking fratuy with Major Problems in American Urban and Suburban History: Documents and Essays gorgeous baby blues who can'tet enough of her exotic charm The. ,