Jimi & Me
Jump at the Sun/Hyperion
Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Family member death; Single parents; Biracial; Interracial; death of a father; interracial marriage; biracial child; single mother
After his father's tragic death, twelve-year-old Keith James moves from Brooklyn to a small midwestern town where his mixed race heritage is not accepted, but he finds comfort in the music of Jimi Hendrix and the friendship of a white classmate.
Black / White
Middle and Junior High School Library Catalog, Supplement to Ninth Edition,2007 H.W. Wilson Company; Senior High School Library Catalog, Sixteenth Edition, 2006 Supplement,2006 H.W. Wilson Company; YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers,2006 American Library Association; Buckeye Children's and Teen Book Award, 2007; Nominee Ohio
pre-adolescent; racially mixed people; grief; fathers and sons; Jimi Hendrix; murder; financial troubles; music
novel in verse
Adolf, Jaime, "Jimi & Me" (2005). DIVerse Families. 558.