DIVerse Families
 
The Possibility of Somewhere

Title

The Possibility of Somewhere

Authors

Julia Day

Publisher

St. Martin's Griffin

Publication Year

2016

ISBN

9781250097354

Pages

308 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Although on opposite sides of every social hierarchy their friends and families can imagine, including race, class, and social status, popular Ash Gupta, the son of wealthy, immigrant Asian-Indian parents, and anti-social Eden Moore, whose biggest goal is to escape her family's poverty and trailer-park existence, grow close as they compete to become class valedictorian.

Grade Level

9-12

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Disability and Health; Adoption; Step parent; Parental rights termination; Poverty; Interracial; Developmental disability; adopted teenager; adoptive step mother; step mother; losing parental rights; living in poverty; impoverished teenager; financial hardship; interracial relationship; autism; autism spectrum disorder; autistic child

Main Character

female teenager

Race/Ethnicities

Indian American / White

Family Formation

adoptive step mother and father

Keywords

high school; love; competition; prejudice; teenagers; school projects; trailer park; social hierarchy; valedictorian; college; babysitting

Diversity Impact

direct

The Possibility of Somewhere


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