Ms. Noqueesha Quick
AP English Language
Readings, Observations, and Experiences
Film and Television
Nonfiction - Books
- Mcbride,James. Color of Water. New York, NY: Riverheadbooks,1996.
SUMMARY:The Color of Water is about a mixed boy growing up with a white mother during the 50s and 60s and how embarrasing it was .The first half the author tell stories of his childhood and his mother's life and how hard it was growing up. The second half of the book he descibes how it was growing up with twelve brothers and sisters and their relationship with their mother .
" I perferred that mommy were black." "I thought it would be easier if we were one color, black or white."
--Noqueesha Quick 13:51, 1 October 2009 (UTC)