From The Notebooks Of Melanin Sun by Jacqueline WoodsonFrom The Notebooks Of Melanin Sun by Jacqueline Woodson

From The Notebooks Of Melanin Sun

byJacqueline Woodson

Paperback | July 8, 2010

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Jacqueline Woodson is the 2018-2019 National Ambassador for Young People's Literature

Three-time Newbery Honor author Jacqueline Woodson explores race and sexuality through the eyes of a compelling narrator


Melanin Sun has a lot to say. But sometimes it's hard to speak his mind, so he fills up notebooks with his thoughts instead. He writes about his mom a lot--they're about as close as they can be, because they have no other family. So when she suddenly tells him she's gay, his world is turned upside down. And if that weren't hard enough for him to accept, her girlfriend is white. Melanin Sun is angry and scared. How can his mom do this to him-- is this the end of their closeness? What will his friends think? And can he let her girlfriend be part of their family?
Jacqueline Woodson (www.jacquelinewoodson.com) is the 2018-2019 National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, and she received the 2018 Children's Literature Legacy Award. She is the 2014 National Book Award Winner for her New York Times bestselling memoir BROWN GIRL DREAMING, which was also a recipient of the Coretta Scott Kin...
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Title:From The Notebooks Of Melanin SunFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.46 inPublished:July 8, 2010Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:014241641X

ISBN - 13:9780142416419

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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"Woodson's perceptively wrought novel imaginatively tackles such weighty issues as racism and sexuality. Offering no easy answers, Woodson teaches the reader that love can lead to acceptance of all manner of differences." - Publishers Weekly