Sellout (Hardcover)

By Ebony Joy Wilkins

Scholastic Press, 9780545109284, 267pp.

Publication Date: July 1, 2010

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Description

It is a summer that will change everything . . . .
NaTasha has a wonderful life in affluent Park Adams. She fits in, she has friends, and she's a member of the all-white ballet troupe. Being nearly the only African American in her school doesn't bother NaTasha. But it bothers Tilly, NaTasha's spitfire grandmother from Harlem, who decides NaTasha needs to get back to her roots or her granddaughter is in danger of losing herself completely. Tilly whisks NaTasha away to a world where all of a sudden nothing in NaTasha's life makes any sense: Harlem and Comfort Zone in the Bronx, a crisis center where (cont'd)


About the Author

Ebony Joy Wilkins was called worse names in high school than "sellout," but the word did inspire her first novel for young adults. Ebony lives in Chicago, Illinois. Visit her online at www.ebonyjoywilkins.com.


Praise For Sellout

Praise for Sellout

The message of staying true to oneself shines through.”School Library Journal

Successfully presents a character open to the change she experiences.”Kirkus Reviews

Debut author Wilkins explores the building of confidence, morals, and survival skills.”Publishers Weekly

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