Emily Rose has always felt comfortable growing up in Connecticut with her African American mother and her "French American" father, but when they spend some time with her great-grandmother in Texas, Emily Rose learns about her black heritage and uncovers some new and exciting parts of her own identity.
Racial Diversity; Biracial; Interracial; mixed race; interracial family
Black / White
Kaleidoscope, A Multicultural Booklist for Grades K-8, Third Edition,2001 National Council of Teachers of English
Middle And Junior High School Library Catalog, Eighth Edition,2000 H.W. Wilson
Middle and Junior High School Library Catalog, Ninth Edition,2005 H.W. Wilson
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People,1998 National Council for the Social Studies NCSS
Special Interest Group of the International Reading Association,1998 Special Interest Group of the International Reading Association
YALSA Best Books for Young Adults,1998 American Library Association
Mark Twain Award, 1999-2000
Massachusetts Children's Book Award, 1998-1999
Texas Reading Club, 2002
Young Hoosier Book Award, 1999-2000
great grandmothers; identity; Texas
Meyer, Carolyn, "Jubilee Journey" (2007). DIVerse Families. 151.