Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
The son of a Jewish father and black mother, high school senior Zack has never been allowed to meet his mother's family, but after doing a research project on a former slave, he travels from his home in Canada to Natchez, Mississippi to find his grandfather.
Family Relationships; Culture/Ethnicity; Racial Diversity; Single parent; Separation; Biethnic; Biracial; Interracial; single father; separated parents; separate homes; two ethnicities; two races; biracial teenager; interracial parents
Black (African American) / White
Books for You: An Annotated Booklist for Senior High, Fourteenth Edition, 2001
Middle And Junior High School Library Catalog, Eighth Edition, 2000
Senior High School Library Catalog, Supplement to the Fifteenth Edition, 2000
Special Interest Group of the International Reading Association, 2000
The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection
Mr.Christie's Book Award, 1998, Winner
Society of School Librarians International Book Awards, 1999, Winner, Language Arts 7-12 Novels
White Ravens Award, 1999, Winner, Canada
Jewish; Canada; prejudice; road trip; slavery; Mississippi; grandfather; hostility
Bell, William, "Zack" (1999). Diverse Families. 821.