DIVerse Families
 
42 Miles

Title

42 Miles

Illustrator

Elaine Clayton

Publisher

Clarion Books

Pages

73 pages

Publication Year

2008

ISBN

9780618618675

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Divorce; Separation; divorced parents; separate homes

Annotation

As her thirteenth birthday approaches, JoEllen decides to bring together her two separate lives--one as Joey, who enjoys weekends with her father and other relatives on a farm, and another as Ellen, who lives with her mother in a Cincinnati apartment near her school and friends.

Grade Level

3-5; 6-8

Family Formation

divorced parents

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

White

Awards

Emphasis on Reading, 2009, Winner, Grades 4-6

Keywords

city; country; identity; different lives

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel in verse

42 Miles

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