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The Edification of Sonya Crane

Title

The Edification of Sonya Crane

Authors

J. D. Guilford

Publisher

Kimani Press

Publication Year

2007

ISBN

9780373830770

Pages

248 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Transferred to a predominantly black high school in Atlanta, Sonya Crane, passing as biracial, hides her real identity when she is accepted into a clique of friends she never had before until Tandy Herman, the most popular girl in school, threatens to expose her.

Grade Level

9-12

Lexile Measure

HL700L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Disability and Health; Single parent; Interracial; Addiction; single mother; interracial friendship; drug addiction; rehabilitation

Main Character

female teenager

Race/Ethnicities

Black / White

Family Formation

single mother

Keywords

self identity; high school; friendship; secrets; drugs; fitting in; moving

Diversity Impact

direct

The Edification of Sonya Crane


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