Titel: If You Come Softly
Författare: Jacqueline Woodson
Förlag: Nancy Paulsen books
Betyg: 4 av 5
Bokens första mening:
My mother calls to me from the bottom of the stairs, and I pull myself slowly from a deep sleep.
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.
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