Girl in Reverse
When Lily was three, her mother put her up for adoption, then disappeared without a trace. Or so Lily was told. Lily grew up in her new family and tried to forget her past. But with the Korean War raging and fear of “commies” everywhere, Lily’s Asian heritage makes her a target. She is sick of the racism she faces, a fact her adoptive parents won’t take seriously. For Lily, war is everywhere—the dinner table, the halls at school, and especially within her own skin. (Read more)
An NPR pick for the Best Books of 2014!
Girl in Reverse was among the best in 5 categories: History Lovers, Historical Fiction, Realistic Fiction, The Dark Side and Young Adult.