Rats Saw God
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Family Relationships; Divorce; divorced parents
Having failed English, eighteen-year-old Steve York must generate a paper to get credit and chooses to write about his years in high school, during which he experienced his first love and struggled with family relationships.
YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 1997; YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2002; YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2002; Read Alouds Too-Good-To-Miss, 1997; Booklist Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, 1997; Capitol Choices, 1996; Kirkus Book Review Stars, 1996; School Library Journal: Best Books for Young Adults, 1996; Senior High School Library Catalog, Sixteenth Edition, 2002; Senior High School Library Catalog, Supplement to the Fifteenth Edition, 1998; YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 1997; YALSA Top Ten Best Books for Young Adults, 1997; Young Reader's Choice Award, 1999-2000; Nominee; The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection
high school; graduation; astronaut; marijuana; friendship; essay
Thomas, Rob, "Rats Saw God" (1996). DIVerse Families. 1024.