The Blossoming Universe of Violet Diamond

People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism
Author(s):
Brenda Woods
Age Group:
8-12
Publisher:
Puffin Books
ISBN:
978-0147514301
Year:
People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism

Violet is smart, funny and biracial. But her African American father died before she was born and she has grown up with just her white mother and white older sister. She attends a white schools and lives in a mostly white town. Now that she's eleven, Violet is determined to learn more about her African American heritage and seeks out her grandmother, a famous Afrocentric artists. And as Violet reclaims her lost heritage, her confidence in herself grown and she starts to blossom into her whole, wonderful self.

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