DIVerse Families
 
Do-Over

Title

Do-Over

Authors

Rachel Vail

Publisher

HarperCollins

Publication Year

1992

ISBN

9780060587499

Pages

143 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Thirteen-year-old Whitman has to deal with the anger he feels towards his father when his parents separate, his own interest in several girls, and the heady feeling of acting in his first play.

Grade Level

6-8

Topic

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Separation; Race discrimination; separated parents; racism

Main Character

boy

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

separated parents

Awards

Keystone to Reading Book Award, 1995, Winner, High School

Keywords

basketball; school play; dogs; acting; biking; dating

Diversity Impact

indirect

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