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When the Black Girl Sings by Bil Wright
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May 16, 14

bookshelves: capch-10-14, coming-of-age, families, school, race, adoption, music
Recommended to Lisa by: CapCh10-14
Read in December, 2008

Although the issues around race and identity seen from the point of view of an African-American girl adopted by white parents is of value, this book felt like a draft, rather than a finished work. It didn't hold together well enough, and most characters and relatanships weren't developed enough.
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Dedria A. The race issues seemed to be more the problem of the protagonist than in her environment. I like the way the book kept moving but did not understand the title.


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