DIVerse Families
 
Dread Nation

Title

Dread Nation

Authors

Justina Ireland

Publisher

Balzer + Bray

Publication Year

2018

ISBN

9780062570604

Pages

464 pages

Genre

historical

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

When families go missing in Baltimore County, Jane McKeene, who is studying to become an Attendant, finds herself in the middle of a conspiracy that has her fighting for her life against powerful enemies.

Grade Level

9-12

Lexile Measure

870L

Topic

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Single parent; Biracial; Race discrimination; Bisexuality; single mother; biracial teenager; racism; segregation; bisexual teenager

Main Character

female teenager

Race/Ethnicities

Black / White

Family Formation

mother

LGBTQ+

bisexual female

Keywords

zombies; Civil War; Reconstruction; boarding school; conspiracy; Baltimore; survival; friendship; combat schools

Diversity Impact

indirect

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