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Genesis begins again / Alicia D. Williams.


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.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781481465809
  • ISBN: 9781481465816
  • ISBN: 1481465805
  • ISBN: 1481465813
  • ISBN: 9781536473025
  • ISBN: 1536473022
  • 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."
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: Bildungsromans.

Available copies

  • 164 of 209 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Mauney Memorial Library System.


  • 1 current hold with 209 total copies.
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