DIVerse Families
 
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Authors

Janet McDonald

Publisher

Farrar Straus & Giroux

Pages

176 pages

Publication Year

2007

ISBN

9780374371968

Genre

realism

Topic

Racial Diversity; Family Relationships; Biracial; Single parent; single mother; mixed race

Annotation

Fifteen-year-old Cameron living with her single mother in Brooklyn finds her search for identity further challenged when she discovers that she is the product of a biracial relationship.

Grade Level

9-12

Family Formation

single parent

Main Character

mother and daughter

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

multiple

Awards

28 Days Later,2010 The Brown Bookshelf; Booklist Book Review Stars , Aug. 1,2007 American Library Association; Booklist Top 10 Black History Books for Youth,2008 American Library Association; Middle and Junior High Schoool Library Catalog, Ninth Edition Supplement 2008,2008 H.W. Wilson Company

Keywords

identity; mothers and daughters; interpersonal relations; high school

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

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