by Stephanie Perry Moore
Publisher:Lift Every Voice
Mardel Price $5.24
Carmen Browne is a ten-year-old African-American girl beginning fifth
grade. With her family moving to a new city, Carmen is anguished to give up her
friends and comfortable home. As her family adapts to a new location, Carmen learns
that finding new friends and fitting in is not easy. Part of her doesn't even want
to try. Family issues become complicated when Carmen's brother learns he is adopted.