Henry Holt and Company
Set in Depression Era Virginia, this is the story of orphaned Amelia and her struggle to keep her siblings together.
Family Relationships; Family member death; Kinship care; Homelessness; Poverty; death of a mother; sister raising siblings; homeless adult; financial hardship
Cybils Awards, 2016, Nominee, Young Adult Fiction
Booklist Book Review Stars, 2016
Kirkus Book Review Stars, 2016
VOYA Top Shelf Fiction for Middle School Readers, 2016
oil; Great Depression; business owner; truckers; car mechanics; 1930s; Virginia; surrogate father
Bayard, Louis, "Lucky Strikes" (2016). Diverse Families. 454.