DIVerse Families
 
Stranded in Boringsville

Title

Stranded in Boringsville

Publisher

Holiday House

Pages

144 pages

Publication Year

2002

ISBN

9780823419692

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Separation; separated parents; separate homes

Annotation

Following her parents' separation, twelve-year-old Rain moves with her mother to the country, where she befriends the unpopular boy who lives next door and also seeks a way to cope with her feelings toward her father and his new girlfriend.

Grade Level

3-5; 6-8

Family Formation

separated parents

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

White

Awards

Indian Paintbrush Book Award, 2007; Nominee; The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection

Keywords

family; Star Trek; chess; nextdoor neighbor; new school

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

Stranded in Boringsville

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