DIVerse Families
 
Out of the Blue

Title

Out of the Blue

Authors

S. L. Rottman

Publisher

Peach Tree Publishers

Pages

297 pages

Publication Year

2009

ISBN

9781561454990

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Military families; Family violence; mother in the military; abusive brother

Annotation

After moving to Minot, North Dakota, with his mother, the new female base commander, Air Force dependent Stu Ballentyne gradually becomes aware that something terrible is going on in his neighbor's house.

Grade Level

6-8; 9-12

Family Formation

mother and father

Main Character

boy

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

White

Awards

The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection; Heartland Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature, 2011, Nominee, Young Adult

Keywords

children of military personnel; military base; child abuse; college; drugs; alcohol; new school

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

Out of the Blue

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