All We Can Do Is Wait

Title

All We Can Do Is Wait

Authors

Richard Lawson

Publisher

Razorbill

Publication Year

2018

ISBN

9780448494111

Pages

275 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

In the hours after a bridge collapse rocks their city, four teens are forced to face their pasts and the prospect of very different futures as they wait at Boston General Hospital for news of their loved ones.

Grade Level

6-8; 9-12

Lexile Measure

900L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Culture/Ethnicity; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Family member death; Kinship care; Immigrants and refugees; Gay/Lesbian; grandparents raising grandchildren; death of a parent; grief; terminal illness; loss; immigrant grandparents; gay; gay brother; same-sex relationship

Race/Ethnicities

Multiple

Awards

Rainbow List, 2019 Young Adult Fiction

Keywords

disasters; family life; hospitals; brothers and sisters; dating

Diversity Impact

direct

All We Can Do Is Wait

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