DIVerse Families
 
Edgar Allan

Title

Edgar Allan

Authors

John Neufeld

Publisher

Puffin Books

Pages

128 pages

Publication Year

1999

ISBN

9780141304328

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Foster care; Adoption; Interracial; Race discrimination; foster family; interracial adoption; racism

Annotation

When the Fickett family decides to adopt a little black boy, they are faced with threats, angry phone calls, a burning cross on the lawn, and an ultimatum from their oldest daughter.

Grade Level

6-8

Family Formation

mother and father

Main Character

boy

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

African American / White

Keywords

family problems;race problems; race relations; prejudices

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

Edgar Allan

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