Goldie Vance, Volume One
Brittney Williams; Sarah Stern
Sixteen-year-old Marigold “Goldie” Vance lives at a Florida resort with her dad, who manages the place. Her mom, who divorced her dad years ago, works as a live mermaid at a club downtown. Goldie has an insatiable curiosity, which explains her dream to one day become the hotel’s in-house detective. When Charles, the current detective, encounters a case he can’t crack, he agrees to mentor Goldie in exchange for her help solving the mystery.
Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Divorce; Single parent; Biracial; Interracial; Gay/Lesbian; divorced parent; co-parenting; single father; biracial teenager; interracial parents; lesbian teenager
Black / White
divorced mother and father
Cybils Awards, 2016, Nominee, Graphic Novel
Cybils Awards, 2017, Nominee, Graphic Novel
Best Books for Teens, 2016
hotel; resort; detective; Florida; investigation; thievery; necklace; espionage; street racing; valet; kidnapping
Larson, Hope, "Goldie Vance, Volume One" (2016). Diverse Families. 1987.