DIVerse Families
 
Black and White

Title

Black and White

Authors

Eric Walters

Publisher

Puffin Canada

Publication Year

2009

ISBN

9780143312499

Pages

220 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Thomas meets Denyse after he watches her amazing skills at basketball. As the two become friends, they endure name-calling, cruel glances, and hurtful comments because of the difference of their skin.

Grade Level

6-8, 9-12

Diversity Topics

Racial Diversity; Interracial; Race discrimination; interracial friendship; interracial relationship; racism

Main Character

male teenager

Race/Ethnicities

African American / White

Family Formation

mother and father

Keywords

middle school; basketball; dating; bullying; romance; stereotypes; school dance; movie; church

Diversity Impact

direct

Black and White

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