DIVerse Families
 
Things Too Huge to Fix by Saying Sorry

Title

Things Too Huge to Fix by Saying Sorry

Authors

Susan Vaught

Publisher

Simon & Schuster Books

Pages

352 pages

Publication Year

2016

ISBN

9781481422796

Genre

realism

Topic

Racial Diversity; Race discrimination; Biracial; biracial child; mixed race; skin color; racism; segregation

Annotation

A family mystery leads Dani Beans to investigate the secrets of Ole Miss and the dark history of race relations in Oxford, Mississippi.

Grade Level

3-5, 6-8

Family Formation

mother and father

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

direct

LGBTQ+

none

Race/Ethnicities

African American / White

Awards

Edgar Allen Poe Awards, 2017, Nominee, Best Juvenile

Keywords

civil rights movements; families; Oxford; race relations; vendetta; secrets; feuding families; grandmothers

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

Things Too Huge to Fix by Saying Sorry

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