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Revolutions of the Heart

Title

Revolutions of the Heart

Authors

Marsha Qualey

Publisher

Houghton Mifflin

Publication Year

1993

ISBN

9780395641682

Pages

184 pages

Genre

realism

Format

chapter book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Cory's seventeenth year is marked by her mother's sudden death, the return of her hotheaded older brother, her romance with a Native American boy, and the eruption of bigotry in her small Wisconsin town.

Grade Level

6-8, 9-12

Topic

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Step parent; Family member death; Interracial; Race discrimination; step father; death of a mother; racism; interracial relationship

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

Native American / White

Family Formation

step father

Awards

Books for You: An Annotated Booklist for Senior High, Twelfth Edition, 1995 Books in the Middle: Outstanding Books, 1993 Bulletin Blue Ribbons, 1993 School Library Journal Best Books, 1993 School Library Journal: Best Books for Young Adults, 1993 YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 1994 YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, 1994

Keywords

family problems; Native Americans of North America; prejudices, families; dating

Diversity Impact

direct

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