DIVerse Families
 
Mixed: My Life in Black and White

Title

Mixed: My Life in Black and White

Authors

Angela Nissel

Publisher

Villard

Publication Year

2006

ISBN

9780345481146

Pages

228 pages

Genre

memoir

Format

full length

Item Type

Nonfiction

Annotation

A look at growing up biracial in America in an interracial family, the complications of her parents' divorce and her move to an all-black neighborhood, and how she learned to define herself and embrace all aspects of her background.

Grade Level

9-12

Topic

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Divorce; Biracial; Interracial; divorced parents; biracial adult; mixed race; interracial parents

Main Character

adult female

Race/Ethnicities

Black / White

Family Formation

divorced mother and father

Keywords

personal experience; Philadelphia; Scrubs; racial identity; coming-of-age; bullying; dating

Diversity Impact

direct

Mixed: My Life in Black and White

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