Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Foster car; Kinship care; Biracial; Interracial; foster child; biracial child; interracial marriage; grandmother raising grandaughter; aunt raising niece
When ten-year-old Rayona's Native American mother enters a treatment facility, her estranged father, a Black man, finally introduces her to his side of the family, who are not at all what she expected.
Black / Native American
Adventuring with Books: A Booklist for PreK-Grade 6, 12th Edition National Council of Teachers of English; Books in the Middle: Outstanding Books Voice of Youth Advocates; Children's Catalog, Eighteenth Edition H.W. Wilson; Horn Book Fanfare Horn Book; Middle And Junior High School Library Catalog, Eighth Edition H.W. Wilson; Not Just for Children Anymore Children's Book Council; Not Just for Children Anymore Children's Book Council; Notable Children's Books in the Language Arts NCTE Children's Literature Assembly; Read Alouds Too-Good-To-Miss Indiana Library Federation; Recommended Literature: Kindergarten through Grade Twelve California Department of Education; Special Interest Group of the International Reading Association Special Interest Group of the International Reading Association; YALSA Best Books for Young Adults American Library Association; Maine Student Book Award; Nominee Maine; Young Adult Reading Program; South Dakota
family life; Kentucky; treatment program
Dorris, Michael, "The Window" (1997). DIVerse Families. 653.