DIVerse Families
 
What Happened to Goodbye

Title

What Happened to Goodbye

Authors

Sarah Dessen

Publisher

Penguin Group

Publication Year

2011

ISBN

9780142423837

Pages

402 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Following her parents' bitter divorce as she and her father move from town to town, seventeen-year-old Mclean reinvents herself at each school she attends until she is no longer sure she knows who she is or where she belongs.

Grade Level

6-8; 9-12

Topic

Family Relationships; Divorce; Step parent; divorced parents; separate homes; step father

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

divorced parents

Awards

Arkansas Teen Book Award, 2013, Winner, Grade 7 up
Goodreads Choice Award, 2011, Nominee, Young Adult Fiction

Keywords

identity; basketball; restaurants; moving; divorce; cheating

Diversity Impact

direct

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