From the book jacket: Trixie Stone is fourteen years old and in love for the first time. She's also
the light of her father's life - a straight-A student; a freshman in high school
who is pretty and popular; a girl who's always looked up to Daniel Stone as a
hero. Until, that is, her world is turned upside down with a single act of
violence...and suddenly everything Trixie has believed about her family - and
herself - seems to be a lie.
For fifteen years, Daniel Stone has been an even-tempered, mild-mannered man: a stay-at-home dad to Trixie and a husband who has put his own career as a comic book artist behind that of his wife, Laura, who teaches Dante's Inferno at a local college. But years ago, he was completely different: growing up as the only white boy in an Eskimo village, he was teased mercilessly for the color of his skin. He learned to fight back: ...
Blood at the Root
"A gripping, timely, and important examination of American racism."
- PW Starred Review
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