Sixteen-year-old Danny searches for his identity amidst the confusion of being half-Mexican and half-white while spending a summer with his cousin and new friends on the baseball fields and back alleys of San Diego County, California.
Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Single parent; Incarceration; Biracial; single mother; incarcerated father; mixed race; skin color; biracial
Mexican American / White
Cybils Awards, 2008, Finalist, Young Adult Novels
identity; self-acceptance; racially mixed people; fathers and sons; baseball; cousins
de la Pena, Matt, "Mexican Whiteboy" (2008). DIVerse Families. 603.