The Other Half of My Heart

The Other Half of My Heart

Book - 2010
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Twin daughters of interracial parents, eleven-year-olds Keira and Minna have very different skin tones and personalities, but it is not until their African American grandmother enters them in the Miss Black Pearl Pre-Teen competition in North Carolina that red-haired and pale-skinned Minna realizes what life in their small town in the Pacific Northwest has been like for her more outgoing, darker-skinned sister.
Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, 2010
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780385904469
0385904460
9780385734400
0385734409
Characteristics: 296 p. ; 22 cm

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AliReads Aug 05, 2015

I liked it, but I wish it was written from the point of view of BOTH twins, not the white-passing one.

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meag20
Aug 21, 2012

This touching book will warm the hearts of many young souls, as well as make them laught at the humurous quotes. I highly advise reading this book.

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Aug 21, 2012

meag20 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 9 and 14

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book_worm27
Jul 10, 2011

twins minni and keira are belong to a tight family, but they were born to white dad and a black mom which means minni is light-skinned and keira dark skinned but one summer they join miss black pearl preteen pageant will this be a change to their lives and...sisterly relaintionship?

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