When the Black Girl Sings
Adopted by white parents and sent to an exclusive Connecticut girls' school where she is the only black student, fourteen-year-old Lahni Schuler feels like an outcast, particularly when her parents separate, but after attending a local church where she hears gospel music for the first time, she finds her voice.
Family Relationships; Adoption; Divorce; interracial adoption; divorced parents
Black / White
Middle and Junior High Schoool Library Catalog, Ninth Edition Supplement 2008,2008 H.W. Wilson Company
Publishers Weekly Book Review Stars, January 21,2008 Cahners
singing; school; identity
Wright, Bil, "When the Black Girl Sings" (2009). DIVerse Families. 228.