First Daughter: Extreme American Makeover
Dutton Children's Books
During her father's presidential campaign, sixteen-year-old Sameera Righton, who was adopted from Pakistan at the age of three, struggles with campaign staffers who want to give her a more "all-American" image and create a fake weblog in her name.
Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Adoption; Interracial; international adoption; adopted child; adoptive family; interracial adoption; interracial family
Pakistani / White
adoptive mother and father
Middle and Junior High School Library Catalog, Ninth Edition Supplement 2008, 2008 H.W. Wilson Company
YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2009 American Library Association
Voice of Youth Award, 2008-2009
Nominee Illinois United States
identity; Pakistani American; politics; families; blogs; presidential campaign; Republican
Perkins, Mitali, "First Daughter: Extreme American Makeover" (2007). Diverse Families. 115.