HALF AND HALF
New York : Random House Children's
IL 3-6, RL 5.0
name is Fiona. That's a good Scottish name. When people look
at her though, they see the Cheng part of her -- the Chinese part.
Her dad is Chinese and her mother Scottish. Fiona struggles with
her racial identity. When she needs to check the box on a form that
states her race, she doesn't know what to put. To top off her doubts,
her family is being visited by grandparents on both sides. They are
here for the Folk Festival which features participants from many backgrounds.
Unfortunately, both grandparents hope she will perform in traditional events
-- both at the same time. Which will she choose? Can she choose?
Identity -- Fiction.
Racially mixed people -- Fiction.
Chinese Americans -- Fiction.
Scottish Americans -- Fiction.
Family life -- Fiction.
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