Path To My African Eyes
by Ermila Moodley
Publication Date: Oct 01, 2007
List Price: $10.95
Format: Paperback, 173 pages
Target Age Group: Middle Grade
Imprint: Just Us Books
Publisher: Just Us Books, Inc.
Parent Company: Just Us Books, Inc.
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When her father is transferred from his position as a professor at a Capetown, South Africa university to Buena Vista, California, Thandie Sobukwe says goodbye to her friends, family and favorites places and hello to self-doubt, rejection and cultural confusion. Everything from the way she looks to the way she speaks, and even the way she thinks is questioned, mocked or simply misunderstood. Thandie’s struggling to be confortable in her skin, but between her California girl dreams, ambivalent feelings about Black American culture, and sensitivity about the ethnic background she thinks makes her stand out too much, she doesn’t seem to fit in anywhere. Thandie’s facing a real dilemma: How can you be true to yourself when you’re trying to discover who you are?
- Juvenile Fiction / People & Places / United States / African American
- Juvenile Fiction / Social Themes / Emigration & Immigration
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