If you come softly: If You Come Softly Series, Book 1

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Jeremiah feels good inside his own skin. That is, when he's in his own Brooklyn neighborhood. But now he's going to be attending a fancy prep school in Manhattan, and black teenage boys don't exactly fit in there. So it's a surprise when he meets Ellie the first week of school. In one frozen moment their eyes lock and after that they know they fit together -- even though she's Jewish and he's black. Their worlds are so different, but to them that's not what matters. Too bad the rest of the world has to get in their way.Reviewers have called Coretta Scott King Award-winning author Jacqueline Woodson's work "exceptional" ( Publishers Weekly ) and "wrenchingly honest" ( School Library Journal ), and have said "it offers a perspective on racism and elitism rarely found in fiction for this age group" ( Publishers Weekly ). In If You Come Softly , she delivers a powerful story of interracial love that leaves readers wondering "why" and "if only...."
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9780142415221
9780698118621
9780399231124
9780525515487
9781101076972
9780525518730
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UG
Level 4, 4 Points
Lexile measure:
HL: High-Low 570L
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Grouping Title if you come softly
Grouping Author woodson jacqueline
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-09-21 22:57:58PM
Last Indexed 2018-09-21 23:54:03PM

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series If You Come Softly
series_with_volume If You Come Softly|
subject_facet African Americans -- Fiction, African Americans -- Juvenile fiction, African-Americans, Families -- New York (State) -- New York, Families -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction, Interracial dating, Interracial dating -- Fiction, Interracial dating -- Juvenile fiction, New York (N.Y.), New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction, Race relations, Schools, Schools -- Fiction
title_display If you come softly
title_full If You Come Softly, If You Come Softly If You Come Softly Series, Book 1, If you come softly / Jacqueline Woodson
title_short If you come softly
title_sub If You Come Softly Series, Book 1
topic_facet African Americans, African-Americans, Families, Interracial dating, Race relations, Romance, Schools, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature