Family Relationships; Family member death; Foster care; Legal guardianship; death of an uncle; foster child; raising nephew
When twelve-year-old Gabe tries to hide his uncle's death from the local authorities, he is not prepared for what happens when this secret is discovered.
uncle foster family
Rebecca Caudill Young Readers' Book Award, 2011; Nominee Sunshine State Young Reader's Award, 2010-2011; Nominee Young Hoosier Book Award, 2009-2010; Nominee
uncle; Vietnam; Vietnam War; police; social worker; teachers
Shafer, Audrey, "The Mailbox" (2006). DIVerse Families. 641.