DIVerse Families
 
Out of the Blue

Title

Out of the Blue

Authors

S. L. Rottman

Publisher

Peach Tree Publishers

Publication Year

2009

ISBN

9781561454990

Pages

297 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

After moving to Minot, North Dakota, with his mother, the new female base commander, Air Force dependent Stu Ballentyne gradually becomes aware that something terrible is going on in his neighbor's house.

Grade Level

6-8; 9-12

Topic

Family Relationships; Military families; Family violence; mother in the military; abusive brother

Main Character

boy

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection
Heartland Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature, 2011, Nominee, Young Adult

Keywords

children of military personnel; military base; child abuse; college; drugs; alcohol; new school

Diversity Impact

direct

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