Bright Lights, Dark Nights
Roaring Brook Press
Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Single parent; Race discrimination; separate homes; single parent; racism; race relations
Walter Wilcox's first love, Naomi, happens to be African American, so when Walter's policeman father is caught in a racial profiling scandal, the teens' bond and mutual love of the Foo Fighters may not be enough to keep them together through the pressures they face at school, at home, and online.
African American / White
Best Children's Books of the Year, 2016; Kirkus Book Award, 2015 Young Reader
dating; best friends; friendship; father and son; high school; school
Edmond, Stephen, "Bright Lights, Dark Nights" (2015). DIVerse Families. 480.