Jimi & Me
Jump at the Sun/Hyperion
novel in verse
After his father's tragic death, twelve-year-old Keith James moves from Brooklyn to a small midwestern town where his mixed race heritage is not accepted, but he finds comfort in the music of Jimi Hendrix and the friendship of a white classmate.
Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Family member death; Single parents; Biracial; Interracial; death of a father; interracial marriage; biracial child; single mother
Black / White
Middle and Junior High School Library Catalog, Supplement to Ninth Edition,2007 H.W. Wilson Company
Senior High School Library Catalog, Sixteenth Edition, 2006 Supplement,2006 H.W. Wilson Company
YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers,2006 American Library Association
Buckeye Children's and Teen Book Award, 2007
pre-adolescent; racially mixed people; grief; fathers and sons; Jimi Hendrix; murder; financial troubles; music
Adolf, Jaime, "Jimi & Me" (2005). DIVerse Families. 558.