On Tour: The Backup Singer Book Summary and Study Guide

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Shanice is proud to be unique, and she's never considered her biracial heritage to be a major part of that.   When her cousins move in for the summer, Shanice is faced with the question of how much of her African-American heritage has been pushed aside, and if her replacement as the lead singer of Second Rate was chosen not because of her singing ability, but because of her race.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   very sensitive (sigh) Time/era of story    -   2000+ (Present Day) Kids growing up/acting up?    -   Yes Ethnic/Regional/Religion    -   Black people in America/Europe Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Age 11-14 Ethnic/regional/gender life    -   Yes Age group of kid(s) in story:    -   high school

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   musician Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Black (American)


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   5 () City?    -   Yes City:    -   dirty, grimy (like New York)    -   dangerous Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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