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Finding My Place (2010)

Author: Jones, Traci L. Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux/Macmillan
Number of pages: 192 pages

In October 1975, while most teens are worried about their Happy Days Halloween costumes, Tiphanie Jayne Baker has bigger problems. Her parents have just decided to uproot the family to the ritzy suburb of Brent Hills, Colorado, and now shes the only Black girl at a high school full of Barbies. But the longer Tiphanie stays in her new neighborhood, the more her ties to her old community start to fray. Now that nowhere feels like home, exactly where does she belong?

ISBN 13: 978-0374335731
Reading Level (grade): 4.8