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The Rope Walk: A Novel

Title

The Rope Walk: A Novel

Authors

Carrie Brown

Publisher

Anchor Books

Publication Year

2007

ISBN

9780375424632

Pages

321 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

At her tenth birthday party, Alice, a motherless young girl protected by her family, encounters two people that change her life--Theo, a biracial boy from New York City, and Kenneth, an artist suffering from the ravages of AIDS.

Grade Level

9-12

Topic

Racial Diversity; Family Relationships; Biracial; Single parent; mixed race; single father

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

African American / White

Family Formation

intergenerational

Keywords

AIDS (Disease); intergenerational relations; friendship in girls

Diversity Impact

indirect

The Rope Walk: A Novel

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