Genesis Begins Again

Genesis Begins Again

Book - 2019
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Thirteen-year-old Genesis tries again and again to lighten her black skin, thinking it is the root of her family's troubles, before discovering reasons to love herself as is.
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, [2019]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781481465809
1481465805
9781481465816
1481465813
Characteristics: 364 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number: J WILLIAMS, A

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There are 96 things Genesis hates about herself. She knows the exact number because she keeps a list. After repeatedly switching schools, Genesis tries again and again to change the color of her dark skin, hoping it will fix her home life.

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DCLkids Jun 30, 2020

Grades 7-8. There are 96 things Genesis hates about herself. She knows the exact number because she keeps a list. After repeatedly switching schools, Genesis tries again and again to change the color of her dark skin, hoping it will fix her home life.

2020 John Steptoe Award for New Talent Winner

Winner of the Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Author Award.


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