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Revolutions of the Heart

Title

Revolutions of the Heart

Authors

Marsha Qualey

Publisher

Houghton Mifflin

Pages

184 pages

Publication Year

1993

ISBN

9780395641682

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Step parent; Family member death; Interracial; Race discrimination; step father; death of a mother; racism; interracial relationship

Annotation

Cory's seventeenth year is marked by her mother's sudden death, the return of her hotheaded older brother, her romance with a Native American boy, and the eruption of bigotry in her small Wisconsin town.

Grade Level

6-8, 9-12

Family Formation

step father

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

Native American / White

Awards

Books for You: An Annotated Booklist for Senior High, Twelfth Edition, 1995 Books in the Middle: Outstanding Books, 1993 Bulletin Blue Ribbons, 1993 School Library Journal Best Books, 1993 School Library Journal: Best Books for Young Adults, 1993 YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 1994 YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, 1994

Keywords

family problems; Native Americans of North America; prejudices, families; dating

Item Type

Fiction

Format

chapter book

Revolutions of the Heart

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