Brendan Buckley's Universe and Everything in It
Brendan Buckley, a biracial ten-year-old, applies his scientific problem-solving ability and newfound interest in rocks and minerals to connect with his white grandfather, the president of Puyallup Rock Club, and to learn why he and Brendan's mother are estranged.
Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Family member death; Biracial; Interracial; death of a grandfather; biracial child; interracial marriage; interracial family; interracial parents
African American / White
mother and father
Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe Award for New Talent, 2008 Winner United States
grandfather; minerals; rocks; Tae Kwon Do; families; reunited family; science journal; summer vacation
Frazier, Sundee Tucker, "Brendan Buckley's Universe and Everything in It" (2008). Diverse Families. 77.