Cleo Edison Oliver, Playground Millionaire
Jennifer L. Meyer
Levine Books an Imprint of Scholastic Inc.
Fifth-grader Cleo Edison Oliver is full of money-making ideas, and her fifth-grade Passion Project is no different--but things get more complicated when she has to keep her business running, be a good listener when her best friend needs her, and deal with the bully teasing her about being adopted at the same time.
Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Adoption; Biracial; Interracial; adopted children; adoptive family; biracial child; interracial/transracial adoption; interracial family
African American / Filipino / White
adoptive mother and father
Washington State Book Award, 2017, Finalist, Middle Reader
Best of the Best Books, 2016 Fiction for Younger Readers
Booklist Book Review Stars, 2015
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2017 Grades 3-5
California; friendship; business enterprises; entrepreneur; role model; moneymaking projects; African American families
Frazier, Sundee T., "Cleo Edison Oliver, Playground Millionaire" (2016). Diverse Families. 88.