Born on Water Island in the Virgin Islands during a hurricane, which is considered bad luck, twelve-year-old Caroline falls in love with another girl--and together they set out in a hurricane to find Caroline's missing mother.
Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Separation; Multiracial; Race discrimination; Gay/Lesbian; separated parents; multriracial community; skin color; different races; racism; prejudice; lesbian; lesbian child
Black / White
mother and father
Stonewall Award 2019
Booklist Book Review Stars, 2018
Booklist Top 10 First Novels for Youth, 2018
St.Thomas, US Virgin Islands; spirits; Catholic school; coming of age; lost mother; ocean; bullying; Water Island
Callender, Kheryn, "Hurricane Child" (2018). Diverse Families. 1627.