Emily Goldberg Learns to Salsa
Forced to stay with her mother in Puerto Rico for weeks after her grandmother's funeral, half-Jewish Emily, who has just graduated from a Westchester, New York, high school, does not find it easy to connect with her Puerto Rican heritage and relatives she had never met.
Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Culture/Ethnicity; Family member death; Biracial; Interracial; Bicultural; death of a grandmother; biracial teenager; mixed race; interracial marriage; interracial family; bicultural teenager
Puerto Rican / White
mother and father
Middle and Junior High School Library Catalog, Supplement to Ninth Edition, 2007
families; Puerto Rico; identity; Judaism; Jewish people; funeral; dancing; salsa dance; cooking; extended family; summer vacation
Ostow, Micol, "Emily Goldberg Learns to Salsa" (2006). Diverse Families. 102.