Welcome to Bordertown
Stories and poems set in the urban land of Bordertown, a city on the edge of the faerie and human world, populated by human and elfin runaways.
Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Culture/Ethnicity; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexaulity); Disability and Health; Family member death; Legal guardianship; Kinship care; Incarceration; Family violence; Homelessness; Poverty; Multicultural; Biracial; Race discrimination; Gay/Lesbian; Physical disability; Addiction; death; grief; family tragedy; accident; loss; relative raising relative; aunt raising nephew; uncle raising nephew; prison; jail; teenager in prison; abuse; spousal abuse; homeless; transient; no home; displaced; living in poverty; financial hardship; begging; poor; debt; multicultural community; two races; different races; racism; prejudice; marginilized group of people; gay; lesbian; queer; gay teenager; lesbian teenager; blind; alcoholism; substance abuse
male teenager; female teenager; adult male; adult female
Elves / Humans
mother and father; aunt and uncle; single mother
lesbian female; gay male
Kirkus Book Review Stars, 2011
Rainbow List, 2012 Young Adult Fiction
School Library Journal Book Review Stars
School Library Journal Book Review Stars, 2011
humans; elves; half-elves; Bordertown; magic; music; spells; rock music; bars; vampires; journey; curses; werewolf; cafe
Black, Holly and Kushner, Ellen, "Welcome to Bordertown" (2011). Diverse Families. 1506.