The Black Canary
Margaret K. McElderry Books
Racial Diversity; Biracial; mixed race
As the child of two musicians, twelve-year-old James has no interest in music until he discovers a portal to seventeenth-century London in his uncle's basement, and finds himself in a situation where his beautiful voice and the fact that he is biracial might serve him well.
mother and father
Booklist Book Review Stars , Feb. 15,2005 American Library Association; Booklist Top 10 Fantasy Books for Youth,2005 American Library Association; Children's Catalog, Nineteenth Edition,2006 H.W. Wilson; Middle and Junior High School Library Catalog, Ninth Edition,2005 H.W. Wilson; Emphasis on Reading, 2006-2007; Book List Alabama; Young Hoosier Book Award, 2007-2008; Nominee Indiana; Lamplighter Award, 2006-2007 Nominee United States
music; time travel; portal; London; 17th century
Curry, Jane Louise, "The Black Canary" (2005). DIVerse Families. 190.