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Jubilee Journey

Title

Jubilee Journey

Authors

Carolyn Meyer

Publisher

Harcourt

Pages

271 pages

Publication Year

2007

ISBN

9780152013776

Genre

realism

Topic

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

Annotation

Emily Rose has always felt comfortable growing up in Connecticut with her African American mother and her "French American" father, but when they spend some time with her great-grandmother in Texas, Emily Rose learns about her black heritage and uncovers some new and exciting parts of her own identity.

Grade Level

6-8

Family Formation

biracial

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

Black / White

Awards

Kaleidoscope, A Multicultural Booklist for Grades K-8, Third Edition,2001 National Council of Teachers of English; Middle And Junior High School Library Catalog, Eighth Edition,2000 H.W. Wilson; Middle and Junior High School Library Catalog, Ninth Edition,2005 H.W. Wilson; Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People,1998 National Council for the Social Studies NCSS; Special Interest Group of the International Reading Association,1998 Special Interest Group of the International Reading Association; YALSA Best Books for Young Adults,1998 American Library Association; Mark Twain Award, 1999-2000; Nominee Missouri; Massachusetts Children's Book Award, 1998-1999; Nominee Massachusetts; Texas Reading Club, 2002; Texas; Young Hoosier Book Award, 1999-2000; Nominee Indiana

Keywords

great grandmothers; identity; Texas

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

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