Mauney Memorial Library

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  • 107 of 145 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 2 of 3 copies available at Cleveland County Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Mauney Memorial Library.

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9 current holds with 145 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Mauney Memorial Library YA WIL (Text) 26280862006884 Young Adult Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781481465809
  • ISBN: 9781481465816
  • ISBN: 1481465805
  • ISBN: 1481465813
  • Physical Description: 364 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books For Young Readers, [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.
670L Lexile.
670L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 4.5 11 199648.
Awards Note:
Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Book Award, 2020.
Newbery Honor Book, 2020.
Subject: Human skin color > Juvenile fiction.
Self-esteem > Juvenile fiction.
Family problems > Juvenile fiction.
African Americans > Juvenile fiction.
Prejudices > Juvenile fiction.
Moving, Household > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Novels.

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