When his father runs off with his girlfriend and his distraught mother is admitted to an institution, thirteen-year-old Rits goes to live with his uncle and tries to make the best of his unusual circumstances.
Family Relationships; Kinship care; uncle raising nephew
mother, father, and uncle
The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection
family problems; mental health institution; travel; diary; films; friendship
Jongman, Mariken and Boeke, Wanda, "Rits" (2008). Diverse Families. 1084.