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 parent; Biracial; Interracial death of a father; single mother; biracial child; interracial parents
Black / White
Booklist Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, 2006
Middle and Junior High School Library Catalog, Supplement to Ninth Edition, 2007
Senior High School Library Catalog, Sixteenth Edition, 2006 Supplement, 2006
pre-adolescent; grief; fathers and sons; Jimi Hendrix; murder; financial troubles; music; Ohio; new school; guitar
Adolf, Jaime, "Jimi & Me" (2005). Diverse Families. 558.