We the Children
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Sixth-grader Ben Pratt's life is full of changes that he does not like--his parents' separation and the plan to demolish his seaside school to build an amusement park--but when the school janitor gives him a tarnished coin with some old engravings and then dies, Ben is drawn into an effort to keep the school from being destroyed.
Family Relationships; Separation; Divorce; separated parents; co-parenting; two homes
mystery and detective stories; riddles; sailing; schools
Clements, Andrew, "We the Children" (2011). Diverse Families. 1159.