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The Other Half of My Heart

Written by Sundee T. FrazierAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Sundee T. Frazier


· Yearling
· Trade Paperback · Ages 8-12 years
· June 14, 2011 · $6.99 · 978-0-440-24006-8 (0-440-24006-9)

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Mama was always pointing out that of the millions of genes that made them all human, only seven or eight told their skin what color to be. A minuscule number, she said. A very small difference.
 
So that was what Minni chose to believe, even though somewhere deep inside her brain, in a little drawer she rarely let herself open, lived the concern that the difference she'd been assured didn't matter actually mattered a lot.
 
She squeezed her sister's hand and made an early birthday wish: May nothing ever, ever come between Keira and me. Nothing—big or small.
 


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Excerpted from The Other Half of My Heart by Sundee T. Frazier Copyright © 2010 by Sundee T. Frazier. Excerpted by permission of Yearling, a division of Random House LLC. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher.

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