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Genesis begins again / Alicia D. Williams.

Thirteen-year-old Genesis tries again and again to lighten her black skin, thinking it is the root of her family's troubles, before discovering reasons to love herself as is.

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  • ISBN: 9781481465809 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 1481465805 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 9781481465816 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 1481465813 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: 364 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Atheneum, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"A Caitlyn Dlouhy Book."
Target Audience Note:
670L Lexile
Ages 9-13.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader IL: MG; BL: 4.5; AR pts.: 11.0; AR quiz no.: 199648
Awards Note:
Newbery Honor Book, 2020
John Steptoe New Talent Author Award, 2020.
Subject: Human skin color > Juvenile fiction.
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Genre: Fiction.

Available copies

  • 5 of 5 copies available at Lehigh Carbon Library Cooperative. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Emmaus Public Library.


  • 0 current holds with 5 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Emmaus Public Library YA FIC WILLIAMS (Text)
36446002085663 Young Adult Fiction Available -

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