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My Father's Son

Title

My Father's Son

Authors

Terri Fields

Publisher

Roaring Brook Press

Pages

259 pages

Publication Year

2008

ISBN

9781596433496

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Incarceration; father in prison

Annotation

Kevin's life of high school classes, crushes, basketball, and shuttling between his parents' homes falls apart when his father is arrested as a suspected serial killer, leading Kevin to a new understanding of his family and himself.

Grade Level

6-8; 9-12

Family Formation

mother and father

Main Character

boy

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

White

Awards

Booklist Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, 2009

Keywords

family; serial killer; school; loyalty; father and son

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

My Father's Son

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