This side of home

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From Newbery Honor and Coretta Scott King Author Award winner Ren#65533;e Watson comes a captivating and poignant coming-of-age urban novel about sisters, friends, and what it means to embrace change.

Maya Younger and her identical twin sister, Nikki, have always agreed on the important things. Friends. Boys. School. They even plan to attend the same historically African American college. But nothing can always remain the same.

As their Portland neighborhood goes from rough-and-tumble to up-and-coming, Maya feels her connection to Nikki and their community slipping away. Nikki spends more time at trendy coffee shops than backyard barbecues, and their new high school principal is more committed to erasing the neighborhood's "ghetto" reputation than honoring its history. Home doesn't feel like home anymore. As Maya struggles to hold on to her black heritage, she begins to wonder with whom--or where--she belongs. Does growing up have to mean growing apart?

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subject_facet Sisters, Twins
title_display This side of home
title_full This Side of Home, This side of home / Renée Watson
title_short This side of home
topic_facet African American Fiction, Sisters, Twins, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature