Dara Palmer's Major Drama
Dara Palmer dreams of being an actress, but when she does not get a part in the school play, she wonders if it is because of her different looks as an adopted girl from Cambodia, so Dara becomes determined not to let prejudice stop her from being in the spotlight.
Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Culture/Ethnicity; Adoption; Interracial; Multiracial; Multicultural; adopted children; adoptive parents; international adoption; interracial/transracial adoption; multiracial family; multicultural family; multiple cultures
Asian (Cambodian) / White (British) / White (Russian)
adoptive mother and father
Best of the Best Books, 2016 Fiction for Older Readers
Kirkus Book Review Stars, 2016
Summer Reading Challenge, 2016 Older
acting; Cambodian; prejudices; self-confidence; British; school play; The Sound of Music; drama class; play writing
Shevah, Emma, "Dara Palmer's Major Drama" (2016). Diverse Families. 680.