DIVerse Families
 
Money Hungry

Title

Money Hungry

Authors

Sharon Flake

Publisher

Hyperion

Pages

192 pages

Publication Year

2001

ISBN

9781435244603

Genre

realism

Topic

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

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

Family Formation

single mother

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

African American

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

Item Type

Fiction

Format

chapter book

Money Hungry

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