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WINNER OF THE 2020 CHRISTY AWARD FOR YOUNG ADULTHome is where your people are. But who are your people?Home is where your people are. But who are your people?Adelaide has lived her whole life in rural Ethiopia as the white American daughter of an anthropologist. Then her family moves to South Carolina, in 1964.Adelaide vows to find her way back to Ethiopia, marry Maicaah, and become part of the village for real. But until she turns eighteen, Adelaide must adjust to this strange, white place that everyone tells her is home. Then Adelaide becomes friends with the five African-American students who sued for admission into the white high school. Even as she navigates her family's expectations and her mother's depression, Adelaide starts to enjoy her new friendships, the chance to learn new things, and the time she spends with a blond football player.



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Christine Kindberg

Christine Kindberg was born in Peru and grew up in Chile, Panama, Kentucky, and North Carolina. She studied creative writing at Wheaton College and has an MFA in fiction writing from Queens University of Charlotte. She now calls the Chicago area home, and, when not writing novels, she works as a Spanish-language editor at Tyndale House Publishers.You can read more at ChristineKindberg.com, and you can follow her on Instagram @Christine.Kindberg, Facebook @Christine.Kindberg.Author, and Twitter @ChristineKndbrg.



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