Full Cicada Moon
Dial Books for Year Readers, an Imprint of Penguin Group
novel in verse
In 1969 twelve-year-old Mimi and her family move to an all-white town in Vermont, where Mimi's mixed-race background and interest in "boyish" topics like astronomy make her feel like an outsider.
Racial Diversity; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Biracial; Interracial; Gender nonconformity; biracial child; interracial family; mixed race; gender roles
African American / Japanese
mother and father
Best Children's Books of the Year, 2016 Bank Street Center for Children's Literature
Booklist Book Review Stars, Sep. 1, 2015 American Library Association
CSMCL Best Books, 2015 Center for the Study of Multicultural Children's Literature
Cybils Awards, 2015 Finalist United States
Kirkus Book Award, 2015 NOMINEE United States
Apollo 11; moving; Vermont; astronomy; racial profiling; fitting in; middle school
Hilton, Marilyn, "Full Cicada Moon" (2015). Diverse Families. 375.