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Blossoming Universe of Violet Diamond

Brenda Woods

Coretta Scott King Honor winner Brenda Woods' moving, uplifting story of a girl finally meeting the African American side of her family explores racism and how it feels to be biracial, and celebrates families of all kinds. Violet is a smart, funny, brown-eyed, brown-haired girl in a family of blonds. Her mom is white, and her dad, who died before she was born, was black. She attends a mostly white school where she sometimes feels like a brown leaf on a pile of snow. She's tired of people asking if she's adopted. Now that Violet's eleven, she decides it's time to learn about her African American heritage. And despite getting off to a rocky start trying to reclaim her dad's side of the family, she can feel her confidence growing as the puzzle pieces of her life finally start coming together. Readers will cheer for Violet, sharing her joy as she discovers her roots.

Coretta Scott King Honor winner Brenda Woods' moving, uplifting story of a girl finally meeting the African American side of her family explores racism and how it feels to be biracial, and celebrates families of all kinds. Violet is a smart, funny, brown-eyed, brown-haired girl in a family of blonds. Her mom is white, and her dad, who died before she was born, was black. She attends a mostly white school where she sometimes feels like a brown leaf on a pile of snow. She's tired of people asking if she's adopted. Now that Violet's eleven, she decides it's time to learn about her African American heritage. And despite getting off to a rocky start trying to reclaim her dad's side of the family, she can feel her confidence growing as the puzzle pieces of her life finally start coming together. Readers will cheer for Violet, sharing her joy as she discovers her roots.
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Coretta Scott King Honor winner Brenda Woods' moving, uplifting story of a girl finally meeting the African American side of her family explores racism and how it feels to be biracial, and celebrates families of all kinds. Violet is a smart, funny, brown-eyed, brown-haired girl in a family of blonds. Her mom is white, and her dad, who died before she was born, was black. She attends a mostly white school where she sometimes feels like a brown leaf on a pile of snow. She's tired of people asking if she's adopted. Now that Violet's eleven, she decides it's time to learn about her African American heritage. And despite getting off to a rocky start trying to reclaim her dad's side of the family, she can feel her confidence growing as the puzzle pieces of her life finally start coming together. Readers will cheer for Violet, sharing her joy as she discovers her roots.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Sisi Aisha Johnson

Length:

4h 42m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

00:17


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

02:54


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

04:49


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

08:23


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

10:40


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

07:07


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

03:49


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

11:21


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

03:31


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

06:13


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

10:34


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

09:53


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

05:15


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

03:10


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

06:40


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

05:28


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

09:30


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

03:37


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

07:38


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

05:02


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

03:09


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

03:08


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

03:09


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

02:07


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

04:20


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

05:18


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

04:55


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

11:57


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

03:42


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

04:23


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

11:56


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

02:56


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

04:31


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

08:35


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

03:38


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

11:48


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

09:24


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

06:14


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

05:42


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

03:52


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

05:23


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

13:22


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

08:01


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

04:00


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

03:48


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

05:47


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

01:24