Peas and Carrots
Alfred A. Knopf
After her mother is arrested, fifteen-year-old Dess is sent to live with the foster family that took in her baby brother several years before, and although she and her new foster sister, Hope, clash immediately, they soon realize they have much in common.
Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Foster care; Incarceration; Interracial; foster child; foster family; foster siblings; mother in prison; interracial family
Black / White
Cybils Awards, 2016, Nominee, Young Adult Fiction
brothers and sisters; prejudices; belonging (social psychology); conduct of life; drugs; misunderstanding
Davis, Tanita S., "Peas and Carrots" (2016). Diverse Families. 620.