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  • ISBN: 9781481465809
  • ISBN: 1481465805
  • ISBN: 9781481465816
  • Physical Description: 364 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Atheneum, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"A Caitlyn Dlouhy book."
Summary, etc.:
Thirteen-year-old Genesis tries again and again to lighten her black skin, thinking it is the root of her family's troubles, before discovering reasons to love herself as is.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 9-13.
670 Lexile.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 4.5 11.0 199648.
Awards Note:
Newbery honor book, 2020
Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Award for Author, 2020
Nominee: Young Hoosier Book Award, 2022-2023: Middle grades (6-8)
Subject: Human skin color > Fiction.
Self-esteem > Fiction.
Family problems > Fiction.
African Americans > Fiction.
Prejudices > Fiction.
Moving, Household > Fiction.
JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Prejudice & Racism.
JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Bullying.
JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance.
JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Peer Pressure.

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