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SkateFate

Title

SkateFate

Publisher

HarperTeen

Pages

116 pages

Publication Year

2015

ISBN

9780061432897

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Foster care; foster child

Annotation

Lucky Z, a Chicano foster child, loved living on the edge until a drag racing accident left him in a wheelchair, but as he struggles to find his place in a new high school, he begins writing poetry everywhere about anything, and in finding his voice he also discovers the beauty around him.

Grade Level

6-8

Family Formation

foster parents

Main Character

boy

Race/Ethnicities

Mexican American

Keywords

foster care home; people with disabilities; skateboarding; drag racing

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel in verse

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