Walter Publishing Company
A young African-American girl is traumatized when a gang attacks her and her brother on their way home from school and spray-paints her face white. Based on a true story.
Racial Diversity; Race discrimination; racism
Adventuring with Books: A Booklist for PreK-Grade 6, 12th Edition, 1999
Notable Children's Books in the Language Arts, 1998 Grades K-8
Notable Children's Trade Books in the Field of the Social Studies, 1997
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 1998 Contemporary Issues
hate crime; bullying; friendship; brother and sister; depression; fear; face paint; recovery
Shange, Ntozake, "Whitewash" (1997). Diverse Families. 1891.