DIVerse Families
 
42 Miles

Title

42 Miles

Illustrator

Elaine Clayton

Publisher

Clarion Books

Publication Year

2008

ISBN

9780618618675

Pages

73 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel in verse

Item Type

Fiction

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

Topic

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

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

divorced parents

Awards

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

Keywords

city; country; identity; different lives

Diversity Impact

direct

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