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Forbidden Love: The Secret History of Mixed-Race America

Title

Forbidden Love: The Secret History of Mixed-Race America

Authors

Gary B. Nash

Publisher

H. Holt

Publication Year

1999

ISBN

9780805049534

Pages

214 pages

Genre

biography

Format

full length

Item Type

Nonfiction

Annotation

Presents accounts of how mainly anonymous Americans have defied the official racial ideology and points out how guardians of the past have written that side of our history out of the record.

Grade Level

9-12

Diversity Topics

Racial Diversity; Culture/Ethnicity; Interracial; Race discrimination; Bicultural; Multicultural; interracial family; interracial marriage; racism; bicultural family; multicultural family; two cultures

Main Character

multiple

Race/Ethnicities

African American / Asian / Native American / White

Family Formation

multiple

Awards

Best Children's Books of the Year, 2000 Special Interests History
Books for You: An Annotated Booklist for Senior High, Fourteenth Edition, 2001
Middle And Junior High School Library Catalog, Eighth Edition, 2000
Not Just for Children Anymore!, 2000 Lives & Times
School Library Journal Book Review Stars, Grades 5 Up
Senior High School Library Catalog, Sixteenth Edition, 2002
Senior High School Library Catalog, Supplement to the Fifteenth Edition, 2000

Keywords

marriage; race; stories; history; scholarly; tolerance; stereotypes; race relations

Diversity Impact

direct

Forbidden Love: The Secret History of Mixed-Race America


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