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A Credit to Your Race / Green, Truman


Black Canadian teenager Billy Robinson lives in Surrey, B.C., in the 1960s. As one of the few non-Caucasians in the town he experiences the racism and prejudice of the community as a child, and tension intensifies when he begins to date Mary, the white girl next door. Issues of racism, interracial relationships, teen pregnancy and abortion are dealt with in this novel.


Fiction, Identity, Race relations, Trauma, Violence

Reading Levels

Ages 15 - 18 / Grades 10 - 12

Publication History

  • Tsawwassen, B.C. : Simple Thoughts Press, 197-. .