When she leaves Brooklyn for a private boarding school in Connecticut, Maizon worries about the friendships she is leaving behind while facing unfamiliar issues of prejudice on her new campus where she is only one of five black students. Simultaneous.
In this sequel to "Last Summer with Maizon", Maizon accepts a scholarship to a predominantly white boarding school, leaving her grandmother and best friend Margaret behind on Madison Street. Although Blue Hill offers her much, Maizon finds the white students make her uncomfortable, and the four other black students seem threatening. What is it that is missing in this wonderful opportunity for Maizon?
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Subgenre: General, Social Issues / Special Needs, People + Places / United States / African-American, Family / Adoption, School + Education, Social Issues / Friendship