DIVerse Families
 
Black and White

Title

Black and White

Authors

Eric Walters

Publisher

Puffin Canada

Pages

220 pages

Publication Year

2009

ISBN

9780143312499

Genre

realism

Topic

Racial Diversity; Interracial; Race discrimination; interracial dating; interracial friendship; interracial relationship; racism

Annotation

Thomas meets Denyse after he watches her amazing skills at basketball. As the two become friends they endure name-calling, cruel glances and hurtful comments because of the difference of their skin.

Grade Level

6-8, 9-12

Family Formation

mother and father

Main Character

boy

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

African American / White

Keywords

middle school; basketball; dating; bullying; family

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

Black and White


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