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Growing up in an affluent suburb of New York City, sixteen-year-old Nevaeh Levitz never thought much about her biracial roots. When her Black mom and Jewish dad split up, she relocates to her mom's family home in Harlem and is forced to confront her identity for the first time.
Nevaeh wants to get to know her extended family, but because she inadvertently passes as white, her cousin thinks she's too privileged, pampered, and selfish to relate to the injustices African Americans face on a daily basis. In the meantime, Nevaeh's dad decides that she should have a belated bat mitzvah instead of a sweet sixteen, which guarantees social humiliation at her posh private school. But rather than take a stand, Nevaeh does what she's always done when life gets complicated: she stays silent.
Only when Nevaeh stumbles upon a secret from her mom's past, finds herself falling in love, and sees firsthand the prejudice her family faces that she begins to realize she has her own voice. And choices. Will she continue to let circumstances dictate her path? Or will she decide once for all who and where she is meant to be?
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It is impossible not to root for Nevaeh Levitz as she navigates two cultural communities to find a true home in her own heart. Nevaeh is not in the Bible or any religious text. It is not from a foreign language. It is not the name of a celebrity, real or fictional.
Nevaeh is Heaven spelled backward. The name has hit a cultural nerve with its religious overtones, creative twist and fashionable final "ah" sound.
vmfas.com/includes/warrick/ It has risen most quickly among blacks but is also popular with evangelical Christians, who have helped propel other religious names like Grace ranked 14th up the charts, experts say. By contrast, the name Heaven is ranked th.
The surge of Nevaeh can be traced to a single event: the appearance of a Christian rock star, Sonny Sandoval of P. Among the many inspired by Mr.
Sandoval's appearance was Jade San Luis, who named his first daughter Nevaeh two years later. San Luis, 26, of Cerritos, Calif. Today Mr. Sandoval is introduced to and photographed with baby Nevaehs all the time. His own Nevaeh, now 6, skateboards and, when introduced, pipes up that her name is Heaven spelled backward.