DIVerse Families
 
Hidden Roots

Title

Hidden Roots

Authors

Joseph Bruchac

Publisher

Scholastic Press

Publication Year

2004

ISBN

9780439353595

Pages

136 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

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.

Grade Level

6-8

Lexile Measure

830L

Topic

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Biracial; Absent parent; biracial child; interracial marriage; grandfather acting as father

Main Character

boy

Race/Ethnicities

Native American / French-Canadian

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

American Indian Youth Literature Award Winner

Keywords

Native Americans; family life; prejudice

Diversity Impact

direct

Hidden Roots

Share

COinS