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The Other Half of My Heart

Frazier, Sundee Tucker (Book - 2010)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
The Other Half of My Heart
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Twin daughters of interracial parents, eleven-year-olds Keira and Minna have very different skin tones and personalities, but it is not until their African American grandmother enters them in the Miss Black Pearl Pre-Teen competition in North Carolina that red-haired and pale-skinned Minna realizes what life in their small town in the Pacific Northwest has been like for her more outgoing, darker-skinned sister.
Authors: Frazier, Sundee Tucker, 1968-
Title: The other half of my heart
Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, 2010
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 296 p. ;,22 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Sundee T. Frazier
Summary: Twin daughters of interracial parents, eleven-year-olds Keira and Minna have very different skin tones and personalities, but it is not until their African American grandmother enters them in the Miss Black Pearl Pre-Teen competition in North Carolina that red-haired and pale-skinned Minna realizes what life in their small town in the Pacific Northwest has been like for her more outgoing, darker-skinned sister.
ISBN: 0385734409
9780385734400
Branch Call Number: j FRAZIER 2010
Subject Headings: Grandmothers Juvenile fiction Beauty contests Juvenile fiction Prejudices Juvenile fiction African Americans Juvenile fiction Identity (Philosophical concept) Juvenile fiction Sisters Juvenile fiction Twins Juvenile fiction Racially mixed people Juvenile fiction
Topical Term: Grandmothers
Beauty contests
Prejudices
African Americans
Identity (Philosophical concept)
Sisters
Twins
Racially mixed people
LCCN: 2009013209
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Twin daughters of interracial parents, eleven-year-olds Keira and Minna have very different skin tones and personalities, but it is not until their African American grandmother enters them in the Miss Black Pearl Pre-Teen competition in North Carolina that red-haired and pale-skinned Minna realiz... Read More »

Twin daughters of interracial parents, eleven-year-olds Keira and Minna have very different skin tones and personalities, but it is not until their African American grandmother enters them in the Miss Black Pearl Pre-Teen competition in North Carolina that red-haired and pale-skinned Minna realiz... Read More »


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Aug 21, 2012
  • meag20 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This touching book will warm the hearts of many young souls, as well as make them laught at the humurous quotes. I highly advise reading this book.

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Aug 21, 2012
  • meag20 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

meag20 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 9 and 14

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Jul 10, 2011
  • book_worm27 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

twins minni and keira are belong to a tight family, but they were born to white dad and a black mom which means minni is light-skinned and keira dark skinned but one summer they join miss black pearl preteen pageant will this be a change to their lives and...sisterly relaintionship?

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