Attending a mostly white school, Violet feels disconnected from her black side. Taking matters into her own hands, she looks up her paternal grandmother online and finds that she has an art opening and reception in a nearby city. So begins a relationship that reclaims her dad’s side of the family. Visiting grandmother Roxanne in a mostly black neighborhood of Los Angeles and meeting relatives she had never heard of, Violet feels at home and validated. She discovers her roots and celebrates all the parts of herself. A heart warming story about family and identity.
Character driven, contemporary fiction, family life, people of color