DIVerse Families
 
American Ace

Title

American Ace

Authors

Marilyn Nelson

Publisher

Dial books

Pages

128 pages

Publication Year

2016

ISBN

9780803733053

Genre

realism

Topic

Racial Diversity; Multiracial; mixed race family

WorldCat Annotation

Sixteen-year-old Connor tries to help his severely depressed father, who learned upon his mother's death that Nonno was not his biological father, by doing research that reveals Dad's father was probably a Tuskegee Airman.

Age Range

9-12

Family Formation

mother and father

Main Character

boy

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

multiple

Awards

Kirkus Book Review Stars, October 1,2015

Keywords

family life; fathers and sons

Item Type

Fiction