The Blossoming Universe of Violet Diamond
Nancy Paulsen Books, an imprint of Penguin Group
Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Biracial; Single parent; Family member death; single mother; mixed race; deceased father
A biracial girl finally gets the chance to meet the African American side of her family."
African American / White
Best Children's Books of the Year,2015 Bank Street College of Education; Choices,2015 Cooperative Children's Book Center; Kirkus Book Review Stars, November 15,2013; 10 Children s Books with Black Girl Protagonists,2016 Bustle; CSMCL Best Books,2014 Center for the Study of Multicultural Children s Literature; School Library Journal Book Review Stars, March,2014 SLJ; Golden Sower Award, 2015-2016; Nominee Nebraska; Nutmeg Book Award, 2016; Nominee Connecticut; Young Hoosier Book Award, 2015-2016; Nominee Indiana
Woods, Brenda, "The Blossoming Universe of Violet Diamond" (2014). DIVerse Families. 191.