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Open Mic: Riffs on Life Between Cultures in Ten Voices

By: Mitali Perkins
Recommended for grade(s): 7, 8, 9

Shares stories about growing up in diverse homes or communities, from an Asian youth who gains temporary popularity by making up a false background, to a biracial girl whose father clears subway seats by calmly sitting between two prejudiced women.  –From Candlewick Press

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