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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series If You Come Softly
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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