DIVerse Families
 
Behind You

Title

Behind You

Publisher

Putman's Sons

Pages

118 pages

Publication Year

2004

ISBN

9780399239885

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Family member death; death of child

Annotation

After fifteen-year-old Jeremiah is mistakenly shot by police, the people who love him struggle to cope with their loss as they recall his life and death, unaware that 'Miah is watching over them.

Grade Level

9-12

Family Formation

separted parents

Main Character

multiple

Diversity Impact

indirect

Race/Ethnicities

African American / White

Keywords

grief; interpersonal relations; New York; racial injustice

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

Behind You

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