Although he is uncertain why his father is so angry and what secret his mother is keeping from him, eleven-year-old Sonny knows that he is different from his classmates in their small New York town.
Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Biracial; Absent parent; biracial child; interracial marriage; grandfather acting as father
Native American / French-Canadian
mother and father
American Indian Youth Literature Award Winner
Native Americans; family life; prejudice
Bruchac, Joseph, "Hidden Roots" (2004). DIVerse Families. 130.