DIVerse Families
 
No Place

Title

No Place

Authors

Todd Strasser

Publisher

Simon & Schuster

Pages

262 pages

Publication Year

2014

ISBN

9781442457218

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Homelessness; Poverty; homeless family; homeless teenagers; impoverished family; financial hardship; living in a motel; no home

Annotation

Rendered homeless by circumstances beyond his family's control, Dan is forced to move to Tent City, where he begins fighting for better conditions only to be targeted by an adversary who wants to destroy the impoverished region.

Grade Level

6-8; 9-12

Family Formation

mother and father

Main Character

boy

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

Black / White

Awards

Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2015

Keywords

high school; baseball; friendship; protesting; hospital; money issues

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

No Place

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