DIVerse Families
 
Pink Smog: Becoming Weetzie Bat

Title

Pink Smog: Becoming Weetzie Bat

Publisher

Harper Collins Publishers

Publication Year

2014

ISBN

9780061566004

Pages

224 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

After her family loses their cottage in the Los Angeles hills, junior high school outcast Weetzie Bat's father leaves her mother and Weetzie learns how to stand up for herself and to find beauty in even the most difficult situations.

Grade Level

9-12

Topic

Family Relationships; Divorce; divorced parents

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

divorced parents

Awards

Best Children's Books of the Year, 2013

Keywords

fighting parents; alcoholism; middle school; mean girls; bullying

Diversity Impact

direct

Pink Smog: Becoming Weetzie Bat

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