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When the black girl sings

Author: Bil Wright
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Adopted by white parents and sent to an exclusive Connecticut girls' school where she is the only black student, fourteen-year-old Lahni Schuler feels like an outcast, particularly when her parents separate, but after attending a local church where she hears gospel music for the first time, she finds her voice.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Young adult fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bil Wright
ISBN: 9781416939955 1416939954
OCLC Number: 72871138
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Description: 266 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Bil Wright.
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Adopted by white parents and sent to an exclusive Connecticut girls' school where she is the only black student, fourteen-year-old Lahni Schuler feels like an outcast, particularly when her parents separate, but after attending a local church where she hears gospel music for the first time, she finds her voice.

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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-10-09) Good Permalink

     When the Black Girl Sings by Bil Wright. Lahni Schulin is black and her adoptive parents are white. She goes to a private school and does not feel as if she fits in and people never recognize that her parents are her parents without an explanation.  Lahni?s parents are...
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