Title Profile & Character Information

Shine, Coconut Moon

Annotation
Samar is an Indian-American teenager whose mother has kept her away from her old-fashioned family. It's never been a problem for Sam, until after 9/11. A man in a turban shows up at Sam's house and turns out to be her uncle, who wants to reconcile the family and teach Sam about her Sikh heritage.

Characters
NameSamar
GenderMale

GenreYoung adult fiction
Multicultural
TopicsFamilies
Prejudice
Emotions
Racism
East indian immigrants
Friendship