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Shimmershine Queens (1996)

Author: Yarbrough, Camille Publisher: Penguin Group
Number of pages: 142 pages

Angie's got a lot of worries. For starters, her dad just moved out and her mom's always sick. Then there's the gang at school that taunts her about her dark skin and kinky hair. At times it feels like the whole world is crashing down on her. For Angie, daydreaming is her only escape. That is until ninety-year-old Cousin Seatta comes to visit and teachers Angie about a different kind of dreaming...

ISBN 13: 978-0698113695
Reading Level (grade): 4.1
Reading Level (A-Z): Q