Family Relationships; Divorce; Step parent; Separation; divorced parents; step father; separated parents
After his mother divorces his father and remarries, Asa's sharp intellect and capacity for forgiveness help him deal with the instabilities of his new world.
Books for You: An Annotated Booklist for Senior High, Thirteenth Edition, 1997; Not Just for Children Anymore, 2000; YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2005; Adventuring with Books: A Booklist for PreK-Grade 6, Tenth Edition, 1993; Horn Book Fanfare, 1992; Kirkus Book Review Stars, 1992; Notable Children's Books, 1993; School Library Journal: Best Books for Young Adults, 1992; Teachers' Choices, 1993; YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 1993; Pennsylvania Young Readers' Choice Award, 1996-1997; Nominee; The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection; John Newbery Medal, 1993, Honor Book
baseball; poetry; moving; new school; remarriage; love; depression; friendship
Brooks, Bruce, "What Hearts" (1992). DIVerse Families. 1025.