DIVerse Families
 
Revolution

Title

Revolution

Publisher

Delacorte Press

Publication Year

2010

ISBN

9780385737630

Pages

471 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

An angry, grieving seventeen-year-old musician facing expulsion from her prestigious Brooklyn private school travels to Paris to complete a school assignment and uncovers a diary written during the French revolution by a young actress attempting to help a tortured, imprisoned little boy--Louis Charles, the lost king of France.

Grade Level

9-12

Topic

Family Relationships; Separation; Family member death; Single parent; separated parents; death of a sibling; single mother

Main Character

girls

Race/Ethnicities

French / White

Family Formation

separated parents

Awards

Amazon Editors' Picks: Top 10 Books, 2010 Amelia Bloomer List, 2012 Best Children's Books of the Year, 2011 Best of the Best Books, 2010 Bulletin Blue Ribbons, 2010 Choices, 2011 Kirkus Best Young Adult Books, 2010 School Library Journal Best Books, 2010 YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2011 YALSA Top Ten Best Books for Young Adults, 2011 YALSA Top Ten Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2011 Global Reading:Selected Literature for Children and Teens Set in Other Countries, 2013 YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2013 Selected Audiobooks for Young Adults, 2011 Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award, 2012-2013
Nominee Flume: NH Teen Reader's Choice Award, 2012
Nominee Gateway Readers Award, 2012-2013
Nominee Grand Canyon Reader Award, 2013
Nominee Green Mountain Book Award, 2012-2013
Master List North Carolina Young Adult Book Award, 2011-2012
None Rhode Island Teen Book Award, 2012
Nominee Soaring Eagle Book Award, 2012-2013
Nominee Volunteer State Book Award, 2012-2013
Nominee California Young Reader Medal, 2013-2014
Nominee Arkansas Teen Book Award, 2012
Nominee Garden State Teen Book Award, 2013
Nominee Great Lakes Great Books Award, 2012, Honor Book, Grades 9-12 Indies Choice Book Award, 2011, Winner, Young Adult NAIBA Book of the Year Award, 2011, Winner, Young Adult Odyssey Award, 2011, Honor Book Parents' Choice Award, 2010, Silver, Fiction Thumbs Up! Award, 2011, Honor Book

Keywords

grief; tragedy; emotional problems of teenagers; dysfunctional families; musicians; diaries; Paris, France

Diversity Impact

direct

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