The Game of Love and Death
Arthur A. Levine Books
In Seattle in 1937 two seventeen-year-olds, Henry, who is white, and Flora, who is African-American, become the unwitting pawns in a game played by two immortal figures, Love and Death, where they must choose each other at the end, or one of them will die.
Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Adoption; Interracial; adopted child; adoptive family; interracial relationship
boy and girl
African American / White
Best of the Best Books, 2015 Booklist Top 10 Arts Books for Youth, 2015 Publishers Weekly Best Children's Book, 2015 YALSA Teens' Top Ten, 2016 Cybils Awards, 2015, Nominee, Young adult(Speculative Fiction) Kirkus Prize, 2015, Finalist, Magical Realism Pacific Northwest Book Award, 2016, Winner, Children's Book
teenage boys; teenage girls; race relations; love; death; college; pilot; singing; Great Depression
Brockenbrough, Martha, "The Game of Love and Death" (2015). DIVerse Families. 540.