DIVerse Families
 
Homesick

Title

Homesick

Authors

Kate Klise

Publisher

Feiwel and Friends

Pages

192 pages

Publication Year

2012

ISBN

9781250065117

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Divorce; divorced parents

Annotation

Benny's parents are getting divorced, his mom left and his father has become a hoarder, and to make matters worse his hometown has been entered into a contest, and now the pressure is on to get the house cleaned up.

Grade Level

3-5; 6-8

Family Formation

divorced parents

Main Character

boy

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

White

Awards

Sunshine State Young Reader's Award, 2014-2015; Nominee

Keywords

collectibles; hoarding; splinter; small town

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

Homesick

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