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Ily of blonds Her mom is white and her dad who died before she was born was black She attends a mostly white school where she sometimes feels like a The Blossoming Kindle brown leaf on a pile of snow She’s tired of people asking if she’s adopted Now that Violet’s eleven she decides it’s time t I really loved this book It really explained a lot about racism to me and it also had a very interesting view and perspective on biracialism This is a beautiful story about family forgiveness a young girl's dreams and the journey of rising above prejudice I highly recommend this book

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The Blossoming Universe of Violet DiamondO learn about her African American heritage And despite getting off to a rocky start trying to reclaim her dad’s side of the family she can feel her confidence growing as the puzzle pieces of her life finally start coming together Readers will cheer for Violet sharing her joy as she discovers her root After reading the first book in the Land of Stories series which is a NYTimes bestselling series and wildly popular with my students I learned that books I might think are not well written might be just right for 10 11 year olds For that reason and because discussions around race and culture are common in my very multi cultural classroom I think this book is going to make the rounds like wildfireThe heart of this story is a biracial girl who is exploring what it means to be half black in a white community half white in a black community and 100% herself and loved by both sides of her family

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The Blossoming Universe of Violet Diamond doc ã Hardcover ¼ brenda woods ¼ ❮Read❯ ➲ The Blossoming Universe of Violet Diamond Author Brenda Woods – Dcmdirect.co.uk Coretta Scott King Honor winner Brenda Woods’ moving uplifting story of a girl finally meeting the AfricaCoretta Scott King Honor winner Brenda Universe of PDF #9734 Woods’ moving uplifting story of a girl finally meeting the African American side of her family explores racism and how it feels to be biracial and celebrates families of all kindsViolet is a smart funny brown eyed brown haired girl in a fam Loved this book Great book to read and discuss with your middle grader readersViolet Diamond is eleven years old has a wonderful family good friends and a lot of hobbies But something in missing in her family Her father died a couple months before she was born and she has never met any of his family Also she struggles because her mother and older sister are white; her father was black Everyone in her family is fair skinned with light eyes People are constantly giving her funny looks when they discover she is a part of the family and often ask if she is adopted She then decides to reach out to her father's mother in hopes to learn about her African American side of her familyI just loved this book It really opened my eyes to a lot of things As a society there is still some tension between races and Violet gets it from both sides One point in the book that stuck with me is when she noted in White culture she is seen as half black In Black culture she is seen as half white She felt like she did not belong in either world I loved Violet as a character She was smart spunky and full of ambition I loved her family Her mother whom my heart just broke for losing two husbands was a wonderful mom to her two girls I liked Daisy the big sister And I loved Bibi aka Roxanne Diamond Not many books make me cry but I teared up a couple of times in this book Violet's voice was powerful and this book had many wonderful vocabulary words that could be used in a lesson plan Looking forward to reading by this author