In Toni Jordan's Addition , we meet Grace Vandenburg, who likes to count. No, Grace loves to count. She's loved to count ever since she was a little girl. On her nightstand she keeps the Cuisenaire rods from her childhood and a framed picture of her hero, Nikola Tesla, for whom she has much affection...
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Delinsky's novel explores how a white, upper-middle-class New England couple reacts when the wife gives birth to an African-American baby. The Clarkes are bastions of New England tradition and pride, tracing their family through significant events of American history all the way back to the Mayflower...