Los Angeles’ ONLINE October 2020 Girly Book Club
You can ask all your burning questions live through video or chat functionality on ZOOM. We encourage everyone to come live to the meetings by turning on their video cameras!
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STARTS AT 7 PM
How is it November already? This month we have an exciting YA/Contemporary Fiction Novel we really thing you’re going to like. Who is Nevaeh Levitz? Growing 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 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 her 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 silent.
We cannot wait to chat about this book with you! Many of our meetings are online this month due to the ongoing COVID 19 situation. We want to ensure our members safety but also wish to see your smiling faces.
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