DIVerse Families
 
Half and Half

Title

Half and Half

Authors

Lensey Namioka

Publisher

Dell Yearling

Pages

144 pages

Publication Year

2004

ISBN

9780440418900

Genre

realism

Topic

Racial Diveristy; Interracial; Biracial; interracial marriage; mixed race; biracial child

Annotation

At Seattle's annual Folk Fest, twelve-year-old Fiona and her older brother are torn between trying to please their Chinese grandmother and making their Scottish grandparents happy.

Grade Level

3-5, 6-8

Family Formation

mother and father

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

Chinese / Scottish

Awards

Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People,2004 National Council for the Social Studies; Massachusetts Children's Book Award, 2005-2006; Master List Massachusetts; Nutmeg Children's Book Award, 2007; Nominee Connecticut

Keywords

family life; identity; folk festival; dancing; kung fu

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

Half and Half

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