DIVerse Families
 
Stranded in Boringsville

Title

Stranded in Boringsville

Publisher

Holiday House

Publication Year

2002

ISBN

9780823419692

Pages

144 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Following her parents' separation, twelve-year-old Rain moves with her mother to the country, where she befriends the unpopular boy who lives next door and also seeks a way to cope with her feelings toward her father and his new girlfriend.

Grade Level

3-5; 6-8

Topic

Family Relationships; Separation; separated parents; separate homes

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

separated parents

Awards

Indian Paintbrush Book Award, 2007
Nominee
The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection

Keywords

family; Star Trek; chess; nextdoor neighbor; new school

Diversity Impact

direct

Stranded in Boringsville

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