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The Other Half of My Heart

Ama but Minni is white like Daddy Together the family might look like part of a chessboard row but they are first and foremost the close knit Kings Then Grandmother Johnson calls to invite the twins down South to compete for the title of Miss Black Pearl Preteen of America  Minni dreads the spotlight but Keir. Text to self My best friend while growing up is bi racial Her mother was white and her father was black We lived in a small community that was not very diverse much like the community Keira and Minni live in I didn t pay any attention to our differences growing up we were much alike than different in my eyes But as I have gotten older I have often wondered if she noticed the differences I think this book would be a great story for opening up dialog for all children regarding stereotypes and how people are treated differently because of their looksBloom s uestions1 In what two towns

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A assures her that together they'll get through their stay with Grandmother Johnson But when grandmother's bias against Keira reveals itself Keira pulls away from her twin Minni has always believed that no matter how different she and Keira are they share a deep bond of the heart Now she'll find out the truth?. As the adoptive mother of a bi racial daughter who is being raised in a predominantly white community I m always interested in books like THE OTHER HALF OF MY HEART It asks some important and intriguing uestions about identity Blackness racism judging each other etc and teaches valuable lessons about standing up for each other and ourselves and loving each other and ourselves in spite of and because of our differences Lots of thought provoking discussions could come out of the issues raised in this bookThe characters in the book are colorful and lively the writing is engaging and the plot

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The close relationship of a pair of biracial twins is tested when their grandmother enters them in a pageant for African American girls in this new story from Coretta Scott KingJohn Steptoe New Talent Award winner Sundee T Frazier When Minerva and Keira King were born they made headlines Keira is black like M. If you re into a kind of rollercoaster of emotions then I recommend this book


10 thoughts on “The Other Half of My Heart

  1. says:

    Minni and Keira are twins that love spending time together and appreciate each other's uniueness Minni is shy smart and loves to volunteer while Keira is outgoing has dyslexia loves gymnastics and fashion However there is one uniue trait that is different about them Minni is white with straight red hair and Keira is black with curly hair Yes they are actual biological twin sisters born to their black mother a

  2. says:

    I was very conflicted about this book I know there are not very many books for young readers that give such a sensitive p

  3. says:

    If you're into a kind of rollercoaster of emotions then I recommend this book

  4. says:

    I really wasn't sure what I was going to think about this book when I first started reading it Twins Keira and Minerva Minni were going to leave Washington State to visit their Grandmother Johnson in North Carolina

  5. says:

    Text to self My best friend while growing up is bi racial Her mother was white and her father was black We lived in a small community that was not very diverse much like the community Keira and Minni live in I didn’t pay any attention to our differences growing up; we were much alike than different in my eyes But as I have gotten older I have often wondered if she noticed the differences I think this book would be a great story

  6. says:

    This is the kind of story about family and identity that I would recommend in a heartbeat to kids looking for that kind of story one that takes childhood and sense of self seriously adds in some humor and a reasona

  7. says:

    Fraternal twin girls are born parents of different races and their appearances are vastly different Minni has fair skin and red hairlike their dad and Keira has darker skin and curly hair like their motherAlthough I was really interested in the plot I felt like the writing was a bit didactic and unrealistic I just couldn't reconcile the fact

  8. says:

    Sundee Frazier is the most thoughtful kind and honest person I know And her newest book is an exploration of the two sides of her own self the outgoing and the shy I think any writer can relate to that And I think kids will relate to a sibling relationship that's tight and complicated and fraying a bit as the twins bump into the preteen yearsI felt I got inside Minnie the lighter of bi racial twins and really felt her outsiderwhere do I b

  9. says:

    As the adoptive mother of a bi racial daughter who is being raised in a predominantly white community I'm always interested in books like THE OTHER HALF OF MY HEART It asks some important and intriguing uestions about identity Blackness racism judging each other etc and teaches valuable lessons about standing up for each

  10. says:

    When do you talk with your children openly about race? Do you talk about noticing the color of someone's skin? I was fascinated last s

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