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    PDF/EPUB Color Me In Color Me In is a coming of age story about a biracial teen trying to navigate her Black and Jewish heritage as well as the divorce of her parents At its core I think the book delivers on this premise providing us a uniue perspective on finding one’s identity in a situation that is not so black and white I think Díaz did a wonderful job of capturing this and she broaches the topic of racism and colorism in our society in an appropriate

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    PDF/EPUB Color Me In 425 stars“People are always going to want to split you into pieces so they can feel comfortable with who you are and I am sorry no one ever sat you down to prepare you for that”Nevaeh is caught between two worlds Her parents have separated and so not only does she have to deal with that trauma but they are apart of two different cultures and so Nevaeh feels like she is not enough of one or the other to lay claim t

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    PDF/EPUB Color Me In Read & Download Ï PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Þ Natasha Diaz review Color Me In Received from NetGalley in exchange for an honest reviewI always feel bad low balling books that are semi autobiographical because it makes me feel like I'm invalidating someone's life experiences which is irrational but here we are However as much as I really wanted to love this book it just didn't work for meHonestly

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    PDF/EPUB Color Me In Color Me In follows biracial character Neveah Levitz who is struggling to accept and identify as a black Jewish woman in the face of her parents' separation This lyrical YA novel is one of few that I've read recently that doesn't just grapple with racism but with colorism and a character that is passing for whit

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Color Me In review Ó 4 Debut YA author Natasha Díaz pulls from her personal experience to inform this powerful coming of age novel about the meaning of friendship the joyful beginnings of romance and the racism and religious intolerance that can both strain a family to the breaking point and strengthen its bondsWho is Nevaeh LevitzGrowing up in an affluent suburb of New York City sixteen year old Nevaeh Levitz never thought much about her biracial roots When her Black mom and Jewish dad split up she relocates to her mom's. 4 stars We all make assumptions about each other It doesn t matter if you re family or a stranger on the subway we do it everywhere even here in our safe spaces where we re supposed to love each other up and down Color Me In is Natasha Diaz s debut novel that s a coming of age story about a half black half jewish girl trying to find her place in the world Nevaeh Levitz is 15 and she s got a lot going on in her life Her parents are separated she s spending half of her time with her white jewish father in the house she grew up in and the other half of the time with her black mother and extended family in Harlem where her mother grew up Being biracial has been challenging to her at times She s never felt like she fully fit in anywhere and being with her mother s family so much has only brought that to light This is very much a book about self discovery Nevaeh discovers who she is and who she wants to be even though the path is rocky at times As much as I enjoyed Nevaeh s story I really loved finding out about her mother with her journal entries There were also a lot of great side characters I especially liked her Rabbi Sarah and her best friend Stevie I picked this as my book of the month pick in 2019 and never got to it fail on my part but when I saw there was an audiobook and that audiobook was narrated by Bahni Turpin I knew I had to listen to it I m so glad I did I could listen to Bahni s voice all day and she does an amazing job bringing her characters to life I can t recommend the audiobook enough This story was in large part biographical for the author Her heritage is the same as Nevaeh s as were some of her life experiences I found that so interesting and I could tell that this story was written with so much heart Even though I couldn t personally relate to the author s struggles I still felt for her and Nevaeh Color Me In is so well written especially for a debut novel It s got a lot of heart and I loved so much of it There was a lot going on which could be distracting at times and that s really the only reason it was a 4 star for me instead of a 5 I ll definitely be reading form this author

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Color Me In review Ó 4 Family home in Harlem and is forced to confront her identity for the first time Nevaeh wants to get to know her extended family but one of her cousins can't stand that Nevaeh who inadvertently passes as white is too privileged pampered and selfish to relate to the injustices they face on a daily basis as African Americans In the midst of attempting to blend their families Nevaeh's dad decides that she should have a belated bat mitzvah instead of a sweet sixteen which guarantees social humiliation at h. Color Me In is a coming of age story about a biracial teen trying to navigate her Black and Jewish heritage as well as the divorce of her parents At its core I think the book delivers on this premise providing us a uniue perspective on finding one s identity in a situation that is not so black and white I think D az did a wonderful job of capturing this and she broaches the topic of racism and colorism in our society in an appropriate way Nevaeh is not always a likable character as she struggles with the idea of making herself heard but not at the expense of silencing the voices of those who are less privileged than herself I love how D az interlaces beautiful prose with Neveah s poetry and I really enjoyed her writing style One of my favorite aspects of the book was her mother s journal entries I loved reading that personal perspective and it added dimension and understanding to her mother s characterI hate talking poorly about a book that covers marginalized communities in a positive way and that is loosely inspired by the author s experiences But I also think it s not good enough that these stories are just told I think we should also demand that they are told well I do have some criticisms about the book especially surrounding the characters and plot Many of the characters feel very stereotypical often in ways that are harmful to the people they represent For example Miss Clarisse who s described as a scantily clad older woman who sleeps with a lot of men and is the subject of all the church gossip I m not denying that people like this exist but as a book that s trying to say there is to people than just what we see on the outside Daiz could have done to add a little nuance to her character like emphasizing that fact that she owns a business or showing readers the Miss Clarisse s affection for Nevaeh s grandfather was genuine Not to mention her character is not at all essential to the plot other than to add some drama to the family dynamic There are examples of this like Jerry Neveah s younger cousin who is only described as being chubby and who is always eating or talking about being hungry Abby and her cartoonishly villainous Southern father who s ideals are extremely racist and bigoted and the meek high school teacher who is afraid of his students and has a really strange out of character moment when he fights against police brutality Again I m not saying that these people don t exist but to not give them as much nuance and development as the main character is doing a disservice to the main theme of the book which says we shouldn t judgediscriminate someone based on assumptions or their outward appearance At times the story veers into unbelievable territory when characters are acting out of character and making decisions that don t fit within their established personalities Oftentimes the characters make drastic changes without any progression shown Like Neveah s mother who spends 23 of the book depressed and unaware and then changes into a strong empowered woman after a couple of therapy sessions Additionally there are minor plotlines that feel like they were added solely for dramatic effect because none of them ever get resolved For instance Jordan spends the majority of the story fighting to attend an HBCU next year after graduating high school But her mother is against the idea because it s too expensive Their arguments are depicted to add intensity to certain moments in the story and then it s completely dropped and forgotten And it s like this for many of the minor characters Overall the message of this book is strong and well done and it s why I would recommend everyone read it I genuinely think that this book will speak to young readers especially those who have or are experiencing similar issues The story is from a perspective that isn t covered enough in literature and I love that it s opening the doors for these topics to be discussed I just think a little focus on some of the minor characters and plotlines would make this story even stronger Many Roads through Paradise to confront her identity for Pakistans Nuclear Bomb the first Entrances An American Director's Journey time Nevaeh wants Keys to inner space to get The Book of Why The New Science of Cause and Effect to know her extended family but one of her cousins can't stand The Gospel in Disney Christian Values in the Early Animated Classics that Nevaeh who inadvertently passes as white is The Breath of Dawn too privileged pampered and selfish Cahier d'activités to accompany Pause café to relate Conflicts of Interest to Gayab Hota Desh Hindi the injustices Seeking An Inner Refuge they face on a daily basis as African Americans In Suleiman Charitra the midst of attempting Indian Folktales and Legends to blend Steps in Darkness their families Nevaeh's dad decides Rebirth teen Defying the Odds trying The Sacrifice Box to navigate her Black and Jewish heritage as well as Against the Grain A Deep History of the Earliest States the divorce of her parents At its core I Spot Girl think New Life Selected Stories the book delivers on Good Enough this premise providing us a uniue perspective on finding one s identity in a situation Highway on my Plate II that is not so black and white I By the Sabarmati think D az did a wonderful job of capturing Sikandar Chowk Park this and she broaches Rani Padmavati the The Gift of Sacrifice topic of racism and colorism in our society in an appropriate way Nevaeh is not always a likable character as she struggles with A Tale of Two Revolts the idea of making herself heard but not at Band of Soldiers A Year on the Road with Shivaji the expense of silencing Dohari Zindagi the voices of Haripant The Wise those who are less privileged Mirrored Mind My Life in Letters and Code than herself I love how D az interlaces beautiful prose with Neveah s poetry and I really enjoyed her writing style One of my favorite aspects of suki the book was her mother s journal entries I loved reading Suiggle 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Color Me In review Ó 4 Er posh private school Even with the push and pull of her two cultures Nevaeh does what she's always done when life gets complicated she stays silentIt's only when Nevaeh stumbles upon a secret from her mom's past finds herself falling in love and sees firsthand the prejudice her family faces that she begins to realize she has a voice And she has choices Will she continue to let circumstances dictate her path Or will she find power in herself and decide once and for all who and where she is meant to b. Received from NetGalley in exchange for an honest reviewI always feel bad low balling books that are semi autobiographical because it makes me feel like I m invalidating someone s life experiences which is irrational but here we are However as much as I really wanted to love this book it just didn t work for meHonestly my biggest problem is the characterization of pretty much every character with the exception of maybe Zeke and Janae who are pretty consistent throughout A lot of characters like Anita Stevie Jesus Abby Jordan and Nevaeh herself have wildly inconsistent personalities They pull complete character 180s at random and those changes are never explained with the exception of Nevaeh who is hand waved as a character who doesn t know who she is so she has no consistent character traits Jerry is a fat character whose fatness is always referenced seriously every time he appears on page his weight is used as a descriptor and spends a lot of the book either eating or talking about how much he wishes he could be eating Rabbi Sarah is just weird She s simultaneously a cipher and a brash woman but not in a way that makes any kind of sense Samuel is an almost cartoonishly bad person and Corrine goes from being a shell of a woman to a dynamic if we re being really generous character The relationships between Nevaeh and Jesus Nevaeh and Rabbi Sarah and Nevaeh and Jordan have no development The first two pairs go from strangers to absolutely devoted to each other with no build up and Jordan hates Nevaeh up until Jesus gets racially profiled It s all very bizarre and I had a hard time taking any of the characters or relationships seriously because they changed at the drop of a hatThe writing is fine I found the prose to be engaging and on occasion poignant than the poetry which felt extraneous for most of the story and also just not good in my opinion Most of it is pedestrian which I honestly don t mind in a novel but there are a few hidden gems sprinkled throughout hinting at Diaz s potential The concept isn t anything special coming of age stories aren t exactly uniue experiences but this specific coming of age isn t one I ve come across before Having a biracial character who also has to navigate two separate religions really breathed new life into the plot line Overall fairly mediocre though a uick read 410 would recommend Den som älskar något annat the push and pull of her The road home two cultures Nevaeh does what she's always done when life gets complicated she stays silentIt's only when Nevaeh stumbles upon a secret from her mom's past finds herself falling in love and sees firsthand The road home the prejudice her family faces The New High Protein Healthy Fast Food Diet The Effective Way to Use Convenience Foods as Part of a Low Carb Diet that she begins Everyday Sports Injuries to realize she has a voice And she has choices Will she continue The Baby Doctor to let circumstances dictate her path Or will she find power in herself and decide once and for all who and where she is meant Zafarnama to b. Received from NetGalley in exchange for an honest reviewI always feel bad low balling books All You Who Sleep Tonight Poems to love Bombay Stories this book it just didn कुछ अटके कुछ भटके t work for meHonestly my biggest problem is Pickpocket the characterization of pretty much every character with Witness in Death the exception of maybe Zeke and Janae who are pretty consistent Conspiracy in Death throughout A lot of characters like Anita Stevie Jesus Abby Jordan and Nevaeh herself have wildly inconsistent personalities They pull complete character 180s at random and The Immortal Throne The City #2 those changes are never explained with Just Because I Made Love to You Doesn't Mean I Love You the exception of Nevaeh who is hand waved as a character who doesn Arion and the Dolphin A Libretto t know who she is so she has no consistent character Arion and the Dolphin A Libretto traits Jerry is a fat character whose fatness is always referenced seriously every Vanishing Acts New and Selected Poems 1985 2005 time he appears on page his weight is used as a descriptor and spends a lot of For the Love of India the book either eating or Goa talking about how much he wishes he could be eating Rabbi Sarah is just weird She s simultaneously a cipher and a brash woman but not in a way The Tea Gardens that makes any kind of sense Samuel is an almost cartoonishly bad person and Corrine goes from being a shell of a woman City Improbable An Anthology of Writings on Delhi to a dynamic if we re being really generous character The relationships between Nevaeh and Jesus Nevaeh and Rabbi Sarah and Nevaeh and Jordan have no development The first Unbound two pairs go from strangers A Life of JRD Beyond the Last Blue Mountain to absolutely devoted India Through the Lens Photography 1840 1911 to each other with no build up and Jordan hates Nevaeh up until Jesus gets racially profiled It s all very bizarre and I had a hard Vishwamitra time On Wings of Butterflies taking any of ফেলুদা সমগ্র২ the characters or relationships seriously because Style Your Perfect Wedding they changed at Half a Rupee Stories the drop of a hatThe writing is fine I found Playing Hardball the prose Havens Knight to be engaging and on occasion poignant Havens Knight than The Darkest Evening of the Year the poetry which felt extraneous for most of Flying By Night Book 1 of the Coven of the Jeweled Dragon the story and also just not good in my opinion Most of it is pedestrian which I honestly don The Spy Who Loved Me t mind in a novel but Gods Behaving Badly there are a few hidden gems sprinkled Harry Clarke With Bonus Performance Lillian throughout hinting at Diaz s potential The concept isn Emerging India t anything special coming of age stories aren Nine uestions For A Princess t exactly uniue experiences but Living the Secular Life this specific coming of age isn One Part Woman t one I ve come across before Having a biracial character who also has One Part Woman to navigate Kashmiri Cooking two separate religions really breathed new life into The Last Dance the plot line Overall fairly mediocre English Bites though a uick read 410 would recommend

  • Hardcover
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  • Color Me In
  • Natasha Diaz
  • English
  • 14 February 2018
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