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Raising Multiethnic Families
Booklists for Adults


Chideya, Farai. The Color of our Future. 1999. BF723 .R3 C45 1999

Cruz, Barbara C. Multiethnic Teens and Cultural Identity: A Hot Issue. 2001. Teen E184 .A1 C78 2001.

Funderburg, Lise. Black, White, Other: Biracial Americans Talk About Race. 1994. HQ777.9 .F86 1994

Haizlip, Shirlee Taylor. The Sweeter the Juice. 1994. E185.96 .H175 1994. A fascinating memoir charting the multiethnic character of a family over 150 years.

Half and Half: Writers on Growing Up Biracial and Bicultural, edited by Claudine C. O'Hearn. 1998. Teen HQ777.9 .H34 1998x

Henry, Neil. Pearl ’s Secret: A Black Man’s Search for his White Family. 2001. E185.97 .H46 H46 2001

Kaeser, Gigi. Of Many Colors: Portraits of Multiracial Families. 1997. HQ1031 .K33 1997

Kandel, Bethany. Trevor’s Story: Growing Up Biracial. 1997. Juvenile HQ777.9 .K36 1997

Kennedy, Randall. Interracial Intimacies: Sex, Marriage, Identity, and Adoption. 2003. KF511 .K46 2003

Kohn, Howard. We Had a Dream: A Tale of the Struggles for Integration in America. 1998. F187 .P9 K64 1998

Lazarre, Jane. Beyond the Whiteness of Whiteness: Memoir of a White Mother of Black Sons. 1996. HQ755.85 .L39 1996

Lewis, Elliott. Fade:My Journeys in Multiracial America. 2006. HQ777.9 .L49 2006x

Miscegenation Blues: Voices of Mixed Race Women, edited by Carol Camper. 1994. PR9194.5 .W6 M58 1994x

Nash, Renea. Coping with Interracial Dating. 1997. Teen HQ801.8 .N27x

Nakazawa, Donna Jackson. Does Anybody Else Look Like Me? A Parent’s Guide to Raising Multiracial Children. 2003. HQ777.9 .N35 2003x

Nissel, Angela. Mixed: My Life in Black and White. 2006. E185.97 .N57A3 2006

Obama, Barack. Dreams from my Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance. Originally published in 1995. E185.97 .O23A3 2004

Reddy, Maureen T. Crossing the Color Line: Race, Parenting, and Culture. 1994. HQ777.9 .R43 1994

Rothman, Barbara Katz. Weaving a Family: Untangling Race and Adoption. 2005. HV875.64 .R68 2005

Rush, Sharon . Loving across the Color Line: A White Adoptive Mother Learns about Race. 2000. HV875.64 .R87 2000

Walker, Rebecca. Black, White and Jewish: Autobiography of a Shifting Self. 2001. E184 .A1 W214 2001

What are You?: Voices of Mixed-Race Young People, edited by Pearl Fuyo Gaskins. 1999. Teen E184 .A1 W385 1999

Wright, Marguerite A. I'm Chocolate, You're Vanilla: Raising Healthy Black and Biracial Children in a Race-Conscious World. 1998. BF723 .R3 W75 1998


Compiled by Serena Enger, Reader and Information Services, Boston Public Library, March 2000. Revised August 2006.