DIVerse Families
 
No Place

Title

No Place

Authors

Todd Strasser

Publisher

Simon & Schuster

Publication Year

2014

ISBN

9781442457218

Pages

262 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Rendered homeless by circumstances beyond his family's control, Dan is forced to move to Tent City, where he begins fighting for better conditions only to be targeted by an adversary who wants to destroy the impoverished region.

Grade Level

6-8; 9-12

Topic

Family Relationships; Homelessness; Poverty; homeless family; homeless teenagers; impoverished family; financial hardship; living in a motel; no home

Main Character

boy

Race/Ethnicities

Black / White

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2015

Keywords

high school; baseball; friendship; protesting; hospital; money issues

Diversity Impact

direct

No Place

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