Color Blind by Sheila Sobel

Color Blind by Sheila Sobel

Gr. 9-12. Seventeen-year-old April suddenly finds herself orphaned, angry, and living in post–Hurricane Katrina New Orleans with an aunt she’s never met. Kate—a happily single, free-spirited chef—welcomes April into her home, but April immediately builds a wall of antagonism between them. Unemployed and irritated by her circumstances and Kate’s house rules, April takes a stroll in the neighborhood, where she meets Miles, a bayou-native tour guide, who shows her the city. During Miles’ tour, April lingers by the grave of Marie Laveau, the queen of voodoo, and soon after discovers a clue to her own fragmented past. [Read More]