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Grimes, Nikki.
New York : Putnam, 2006
IL 3-6, RL 4.3
ISBN 0399245375
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 Paris had never felt so much sorrow and confusion in her life. She and older brother, Malcolm, are taken into children's service in the heart of New York from their alcoholic mother Viola. Each night is like a test of survival from cruel foster parents. Paris is abused and often locked in dark closets for hours until Malcolm comes to the rescue. As if nothing could get worse for Malcolm and herself, it does! With Malcolm just turning 18 and considered an adult, they get separated.  Paris is sent to another foster home alone for the first time, with the Lincoln's, who live in a mainly white community and being black she feels the tension; however, something is different about them. Paris becomes more comfortable at what she hopes to be her new home. Then, she receives an unexpected call from her biological mom! Why is her mom calling so suddenly? Will Paris ever be able to see Malcolm again?  Read Road to Paris by Nikki Grimes to discover the truth about where her true home is.  (Erin, student)
SUBJECTS:     Foster home care -- Fiction.
                        African Americans -- Fiction.
                        Brothers and sisters -- Fiction.

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