Swahili for the Broken-Hearted by Peter Moore. A week after breaking up with the girl next door - his girlfriend and travelling companion through Central America - Peter Moore heads off to Africa to lose himself for a while. In the grand tradition of 19th-century scoundrels, explorers and romantics, Africa strikes him as the ideal place to find solitude and anonymity in the face of a personal crisis.
"Shares stories about growing up in diverse homes or communities, from an Asian youth who gains temporary popularity by making up a false background, to a biracial girl whose father clears subway seats by calmly sitting between two prejudiced women.
>>USING THIS IDEA<< I'll make this or something very similar for the wall outside the library door once we have colored craft papers. May just buy poster board and get it done so I can have it laminated. The Jericho Middle School Library: Displays