DIVerse Families
 
Like No Other

Title

Like No Other

Authors

Una LaMarche

Publisher

Razorbill

Pages

347 pages

Publication Year

2014

ISBN

9781595146748

Genre

realism

Topic

Racial Diversity; Interracial; interracial relationship

Annotation

Devorah and Jaxon are stuck in an elevator, where fate leaves them no choice but to make an otherwise forbidden connection. She has never broken the rules of her strict Hasidic upbringing. He is a fun loving nerd who has never had much luck with girls. Though their families would never approve, the teens arrange secret meetings and risk everything.

Grade Level

6-8, 9-12

Family Formation

mother and father

Main Character

boy and girl

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

Caribbean / Jewish

Awards

Sydney Taylor Book Award, 2015 Teen Readers

Keywords

Hasidim; Judaism; Brooklyn, New York; hurricane; elevator; star-crossed lovers

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

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