DIVerse Families
 
Money Hungry

Title

Money Hungry

Authors

Sharon Flake

Publisher

Hyperion

Publication Year

2001

ISBN

9781435244603

Pages

192 pages

Genre

realism

Format

chapter book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

All thirteen-year-old Raspberry can think of is making money so that she and her mother never have to worry about living on the streets again.

Grade Level

6-8

Topic

Family Relationships; Homelessness; Poverty; Single parent; homeless family; no home; financial hardships; single mother

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

African American

Family Formation

single mother

Awards

Best Children's Books of the Year, 2002
Children's Choices, 2002
Middle and Junior High School Library Catalog, Ninth Edition, 2005
Middle And Junior High School Library Catalog, Supplement to the Eighth Edition, 2002
30 Multicultural Books Every Teen Should Know, 2015
50 Books about Peace and Social Justice, 2011
Kentucky Bluegrass Award, 2003
Nominee
Coretta Scott King Book Award, 2002, Honor Book, Author
Society of School Librarians International Book Awards, 2001, Honor, Language Arts K-6 Novels

Keywords

money; inner cities; working; dating; relationships

Diversity Impact

direct

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