“McDonald dramatizes the big issues from the inside, showing the hard times and the joy in fast-talking dialogue that is honest, insulting, angry, and very funny.”—Starred, Booklist
"McDonald weaves in a variety of sources, from Othello to modern celebrities like Mariah Carey, as Cameron launches into a series of unusually believable discussions about race...[that] will surely get readers thinking as well."
"Readers will enjoy Cameron's attitudem which, despite her roller-coaster moments of anger and sadness, is relentlessly upbeat as she explores what it means to be black—and white." —The Chicago Tribune
"Issue-driven but spirited." —Kirkus Reviews
"Paints a realistic portrait of inner-city urban life but is neither sexually explicit nor full of profanity."—VOYA
“[Off-Color] shows the courage biracial kids have to have to be themselves.” —A YALSA YA Galley Teen Reader