DIVerse Families
 
Emily Goldberg Learns to Salsa

Title

Emily Goldberg Learns to Salsa

Authors

Micol Ostow

Publisher

Razorbill

Pages

288 pages

Publication Year

2006

ISBN

9781595140814

Genre

realism

Topic

Racial Diversity; Biracial; Interracial; mixed race; interracial marriage; interracial family

Annotation

Forced to stay with her mother in Puerto Rico for weeks after her grandmother's funeral, half-Jewish Emily, who has just graduated from a Westchester, New York, high school, does not find it easy to connect with her Puerto Rican heritage and relatives she had never met.

Grade Level

9-12

Family Formation

mother and father

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

Hispanic / White

Keywords

families; Puerto Rico; identity; Jewish people; Jews

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

Emily Goldberg Learns to Salsa

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