Half and Half
At Seattle's annual Folk Fest, twelve-year-old Fiona and her older brother are torn between trying to please their Chinese grandmother and making their Scottish grandparents happy.
Racial Diversity; Culture/Ethnicity; Biracial; Interracial; Bicultural; biracial child; interracial marriage; mixed race; bicultural child
Chinese / Scottish
mother and father
Massachusetts Children's Book Award, 2005 - 2006, Grades 4-6
Nutmeg Children's Book Award, 2007, Grades 4-6
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2004 Geography, People and Places
family life; identity; folk festival; dancing; kung fu; fitting in; author; checking a box
Namioka, Lensey, "Half and Half" (2004). Diverse Families. 499.