A Shelter in Our Car
Children's Book Press
Since she left Jamaica for America after her father died, Zettie lives in a car with her mother while they both go to school and plan for a real home.
Family Relationships; Homelessness; Single parent; Family member death; homeless; no home; transient; single mother; death of a father
Best Children's Books of the Year, 2004
Skipping Stones Honor Awardd, 2005, Winner, Multicultural and International
mother and daughters; bullies; school; car
Gunning, Monica, "A Shelter in Our Car" (2014). Diverse Families. 826.