DIVerse Families
 
Do Not Pass Go

Title

Do Not Pass Go

Publisher

Magaret K. McElderry Books

Pages

240 pages

Publication Year

2011

ISBN

9781442421226

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Divorce; Incarceration; Poverty; divorced parents; father in prison; financial hardship

Annotation

When Deet's father is jailed for using drugs, Deet learns that prison is not what he expected, nor are other people necessarily the way he thought they were.

Grade Level

3-5; 6-8

Family Formation

mother and father

Main Character

boy

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

White

Awards

Best Children's Books of the Year, 2008; Middle and Junior High School Library Catalog, Supplement to Ninth Edition, 2007; Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award, 2008-2009; Master List; Georgia Children's Book Award, 2008; Nominee; Golden Sower Award, 2010-2011; Nominee; Maine Student Book Award, 2008-2009; Nominee; Nevada Young Readers' Award, 2009; Nominee; North Carolina Young Adult Book Award, 2008; None; Sequoyah Book Award, 2010; Master List; Sunshine State Young Reader's Award, 2010-2011; Nominee; Society of School Librarians International Book Awards, 2007, Honor Book, Language Arts K-6 Novels

Keywords

Alaska; prisoners; quotations

Item Type

Fiction

Format

chapter book

Do Not Pass Go

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