DIVerse Families
 
Search for Safety

Title

Search for Safety

Authors

John Langan

Publisher

Scholastic

Publication Year

2012

ISBN

9780545395489

Pages

128 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Ben McKee, a new student at Bluford High School, tries to hide the bruises covering his body from his teachers and his new friends.

Grade Level

6-8, 9-12

Topic

Family Relationships; Family violence; physical abuse; abused child; abusive father; family problems

Main Character

boy

Race/Ethnicities

African American

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults,2013

Keywords

high school; urban youth

Diversity Impact

direct

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