Under the Wolf, Under the Dog

Title

Under the Wolf, Under the Dog

Authors

Adam Rapp

Publisher

Candlewick Press

Publication Year

2004

ISBN

9780763633653

Pages

310 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Sixteen-year-old Steve struggles to make sense of his mother's terminal breast cancer and his brother's suicide.

Grade Level

9-12

Lexile Measure

850L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Disability and Health; Family member death; Addiction; Mental illness; death of mother; death of brother; drug addiction; suicidal thoughts and/or tendencies; depression

Main Character

male teenager

Race/Ethnicities

White

Awards

Schneider Family Book Award, 2006, Winner, Teen
Los Angeles Times Book Prize, 2004, Finalist, Young Adult Fiction

Keywords

rehab; humor; mental health; journal

Diversity Impact

direct

Under the Wolf, Under the Dog

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