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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Alexander Hamilton Memorial System.
  • 22 of 30 copies available at SPARK Libraries. (Show)

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Alexander Hamilton Memorial Free Library JF WIL (Text) 37268003061538 AHMFL Juvenile Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781481465809
  • ISBN: 1481465805
  • ISBN: 9781481465816
  • ISBN: 1481465813
  • 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:
670L Lexile
Ages 9-13.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader IL: MG; BL: 4.5; AR pts.: 11.0; AR quiz no.: 199648
Awards Note:
Newbery Honor Book, 2020
John Steptoe New Talent Author Award, 2020.
Subject: Human skin color > Juvenile fiction.
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Genre: Fiction.

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