If you come softly

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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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subject_facetAfrican Americans -- Fiction
African Americans -- Juvenile fiction
Contemporary -- Romance
Diversity & Multicultural -- YOUNG ADULT FICTION
Electronic books
Families -- Fiction
Families -- Juvenile fiction
Families -- New York (State) -- New York -- Juvenile fiction
Family life -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction
Interracial dating -- Fiction
Interracial dating -- Juvenile fiction
New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction
New York (N.Y.) -- Juvenile fiction
New York (N.Y.) -- Race relations -- Fiction
New York (N.Y.) -- Race relations -- Juvenile fiction
Prejudice & Racism -- Social Themes
Romance fiction
Schools -- Fiction
Schools -- Juvenile fiction
Young adult fiction
title_displayIf you come softly
title_fullIf you come softly / Jacqueline Woodson
If you come softly [eBook] Woodson, Jacqueline
If you come softly [eBook] Woodson, Jacqueline.
title_shortIf you come softly
topic_facetAfrican Americans
Contemporary
Diversity & Multicultural
Families
Family life
Interracial dating
Prejudice & Racism
Race relations
Schools