The fifth book in Cynthia Voigt's acclaimed Tillerman Series, Mina Smiths, black daughter of the local minister, must learn to accept herself.
Mina Smiths, a schoolfriend of Dicey Tillerman's, is expelled from summer dance school. Is it because she's black? Overwhelmed with the misery of failure and rejection, she turns to Tamer Shipp, the temporary minister at her father's church - he understands her feelings, even her feelings about him...
A strong story about identity and self-belief, and the importance of following your heart.
This is Book 5 in the Tillerman Series Series. See all Tillerman Series books here.
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Cynthia Voigt won the Newbery Medal for Dicey's Song, the Newbery Honor Award for A Solitary Blue, and the National Book Award Honor for Homecoming, all part of the beloved Tillerman cycle. She is also the author of many other celebrated books for middle grade and teen readers, including Izzy, Willy-Nilly and Jackaroo. She was awarded the Margaret A. EdwardsMore about Cynthia Voigt