Where you belong

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Atheneum Books for Young Readers,
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1st ed.
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IL: UG - BL: 4.2 - AR Pts: 6
Sometimes where you belong isn't where you're told to be

October 11, 1963, the Bronx, New York: Fiona, her mother, and her three siblings have just been evicted from their apartment. Their furniture is out on the street, and the only place they can go is to Aunt Maggie's crowded apartment. For thirteen-year-old Fiona, being anywhere else is better than being there. Fiona ends up running, running until she's in a nearby all-black neighborhood -- a place her Irish-American parents speak of with scorn. But this is where Yolanda Baker lives, the only person at school who ever made Fiona feel that she mattered. Can this forbidden place, with this forbidden friendship, be where Fiona really belongs? A powerful story of interracial friendship set against the turbulent backdrop of the civil rights era.

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subject_facet African Americans -- Fiction, Bronx (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction, Friendship -- Fiction, Race relations -- Fiction, Runaways -- Fiction
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