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What are You?: Voices of Mixed-Race Young People

Title

What are You?: Voices of Mixed-Race Young People

Publisher

Henry Holt and Co.

Publication Year

1999

ISBN

9780805059687

Pages

273 pages

Genre

nonfiction

Format

full length

Item Type

Nonfiction

Annotation

Many young people of racially mixed backgrounds discuss their feelings about family relationships, prejudice, dating, personal identity, and other issues.

Grade Level

6-8, 9-12

Topic

Racial Diversity; Culture/Ethnicity; Biracial; Multiracial; Interracial; Bicultural; Biethnic; biracial children; multiracial children; interracial families; mixed race; skin color; bicultural children; biethnic children

Main Character

none

Race/Ethnicities

multiple

Family Formation

multiple

LGBTQ+

none

Awards

Best Children's Books of the Year, 2000
Booklist Editors' Choice: Books for Youth, 1999
Books for You: An Annotated Booklist for Senior High, Fourteenth Edition, 2001
Capitol Choices, 1999
Lasting Connections, 1999
Lasting Connections, 1999
Los Angeles' 100 Best Books, 1999
Made for Each Other: Exploring Topics through Fiction and NonFiction in Grades 6 - 12, 2013
Middle And Junior High School Library Catalog, Eighth Edition, 2000
Middle and Junior High School Library Catalog, Ninth Edition, 2005
Not Just for Children Anymore, 2000
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2000
Senior High Core Collection, Seventeenth Edition, 2007
Senior High School Library Catalog, Sixteenth Edition, 2002
Senior High School Library Catalog, Supplement to the Fifteenth Edition, 2000
YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2000

Keywords

teenagers; young adults; United States; interviews; race relations

Diversity Impact

direct

What are You?: Voices of Mixed-Race Young People

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