Am ricas Award Winner
"An achingly beautiful story."--Kirkus (starred review) "Eloquent."--Booklist (starred review) "Lovely and lyrical."--School Library Journal
This powerful and resonant Am ricas Award-winning novel tells the story of a young girl's struggle to find her place in the world and to become a writer in a country where words are feared.
Seamlessly interweaving both poetry and prose, Lynn Joseph's acclaimed debut is a lush and lyrical journey into a landscape and culture of the Dominican Republic.
The Color of My Words explores the pain and poetry of discovering what it means to be part of a family, what it takes to find your voice and the means for it to be heard, and how it feels to write it all down.
- ISBN-13: 9780064472043
- ISBN-10: 0064472043
- Publisher: HarperCollins
- Publish Date: April 2019
- Dimensions: 7.5 x 5.16 x 0.41 inches
- Shipping Weight: 0.23 pounds
- Page Count: 160
- Reading Level: Ages 8-12