The Blossoming Universe of Violet Diamond
Nancy Paulsen Books, an imprint of Penguin Group
A biracial girl finally gets the chance to meet the African American side of her family."
Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Biracial; Single parent; Family member death; single mother; mixed race; deceased father
African American / White
Best Children's Books of the Year,2015 Bank Street College of Education
Choices,2015 Cooperative Children's Book Center
Kirkus Book Review Stars, November 15,2013
10 Children s Books with Black Girl Protagonists,2016 Bustle
CSMCL Best Books,2014 Center for the Study of Multicultural Children s Literature
School Library Journal Book Review Stars, March,2014 SLJ
Golden Sower Award, 2015-2016
Nutmeg Book Award, 2016
Young Hoosier Book Award, 2015-2016
Woods, Brenda, "The Blossoming Universe of Violet Diamond" (2014). DIVerse Families. 191.