Violet is biracial, but she lives with her white mother and sister, attends a mostly white school in a white town, and sometimes feels like a brown leaf on a pile of snow.Read more...
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Publisher: Nancy Paulsen Books$16.99
Violet is biracial, but she lives with her white mother and sister, attends a mostly white school in a white town, and sometimes feels like a brown leaf on a pile of snow. Now that she's eleven, she feels it's time to learn about her African American heritage, so she seeks out her paternal grandmother. When Violet is invited to spend two weeks with her new Bibi (Swahili for "grandmother") and learns about her lost heritage, her confidence in herself grows and she discovers she's not a shrinking Violet after all. From a Coretta Scott King Honor-winning author, this is a powerful story about a young girl finding her place in the world.
- ISBN-13: 9780147514301
- ISBN-10: 0147514304
- Publisher: Puffin Books
- Publish Date: January 2015
- Page Count: 240
- Reading Level: Ages 8-12
- Dimensions: 7.7 x 5.2 x 0.9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 0.4 pounds