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Things Too Huge to Fix by Saying Sorry

Title

Things Too Huge to Fix by Saying Sorry

Authors

Susan Vaught

Publisher

Simon & Schuster Books

Publication Year

2016

ISBN

9781481422796

Pages

352 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

A family mystery leads Dani Beans to investigate the secrets of Ole Miss and the dark history of race relations in Oxford, Mississippi.

Grade Level

3-5, 6-8

Lexile Measure

850L

Diversity Topics

Racial Diversity; Disability and Health; Biracial; Interracial; Race discrimination; Neurological disorder; biracial child; mixed race; skin color; interracial parents; interracial marriage; racism; segregation; Alzheimer's disease

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

Black (African American) / White

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Edgar Allen Poe Awards, 2017, Nominee, Best Juvenile

Keywords

civil rights movements; Oxford; race relations; vendetta; secrets; feuding families; grandmothers; letter; mystery

Diversity Impact

direct

Things Too Huge to Fix by Saying Sorry


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