'Looking at the photos always made me smile. Halfway through the album were pictures of me as a baby. Chubby and fat, Mum seemed so proud as she held me in her arms...'
Cairo Hughes is sixteen, adopted, and loves her family. There's just one problem. She's black and they're not.
Even though she knows they love her too, Cairo often feels like she doesn't belong. Then her family move to London, and for the very first time, Cairo gets to know other black people. her new friend Diane is cool, confident and proud - and she has a gorgeous brother, Reece. With Diane's encouragement, Cairo discovers an exciting new world. But Cairo also realises that she needs to understand her own heritage to be true to herself - even if it means hurting those she cares about most...'
Millie Murray is the author of two Livewire Bestsellers, Kiesha and Lady A - A Teenage DJ.