DIVerse Families
 
Like No Other

Title

Like No Other

Authors

Una LaMarche

Publisher

Razorbill

Publication Year

2014

ISBN

9781595146748

Pages

347 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

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

Topic

Racial Diversity; Interracial; interracial relationship

Main Character

boy and girl

Race/Ethnicities

Caribbean / Jewish

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Sydney Taylor Book Award, 2015 Teen Readers

Keywords

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

Diversity Impact

direct

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