Like No Other
Devorah and Jaxon are stuck in an elevator, where fate leaves them no choice but to make an otherwise forbidden connection. She has never broken the rules of her strict Hasidic upbringing. He is a fun loving nerd who has never had much luck with girls. Though their families would never approve, the teens arrange secret meetings and risk everything.
Racial Diversity; Culture/Ethnicity; Interracial; Immigrants and refugees; interracial relationship; immigrant parents
male teenager; female teenager
Black (Caribbean) / White
mother and father
Sydney Taylor Book Award, 2015 Teen Readers
Hasidim; Hasidic Judaism; Brooklyn, New York; hurricane; elevator; star-crossed lovers; forbidden love
LaMarche, Una, "Like No Other" (2014). DIVerse Families. 599.