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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

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Disability and Health; Single parent; Biracial; Illness; single father; biracial child; mixed race; AIDS

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

African American / White

Family Formation

multiple

Keywords

intergenerational relations; friendship; professor; birthday party; Vermont; coming of age

Diversity Impact

indirect

The Rope Walk: A Novel


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