DIVerse Families
 
Search for Safety

Title

Search for Safety

Authors

John Langan

Publisher

Scholastic

Pages

128 pages

Publication Year

2012

ISBN

9780545395489

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Family violence; physical abuse; abused child; abusive father; family problems

Annotation

Ben McKee, a new student at Bluford High School, tries to hide the bruises covering his body from his teachers and his new friends.

Grade Level

6-8, 9-12

Family Formation

mother and father

Main Character

boy

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

African American

Awards

YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults,2013

Keywords

high school; urban youth

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

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