DIVerse Families
 
Do Not Pass Go

Title

Do Not Pass Go

Publisher

Magaret K. McElderry Books

Publication Year

2011

ISBN

9781442421226

Pages

240 pages

Genre

realism

Format

chapter book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

When Deet's father is jailed for using drugs, Deet learns that prison is not what he expected, nor are other people necessarily the way he thought they were.

Grade Level

3-5; 6-8

Topic

Family Relationships; Divorce; Incarceration; Poverty; divorced parents; father in prison; financial hardship

Main Character

boy

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Best Children's Books of the Year, 2008
Middle and Junior High School Library Catalog, Supplement to Ninth Edition, 2007
Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award, 2008-2009
Master List
Georgia Children's Book Award, 2008
Nominee
Golden Sower Award, 2010-2011
Nominee
Maine Student Book Award, 2008-2009
Nominee
Nevada Young Readers' Award, 2009
Nominee
North Carolina Young Adult Book Award, 2008
None
Sequoyah Book Award, 2010
Master List
Sunshine State Young Reader's Award, 2010-2011
Nominee
Society of School Librarians International Book Awards, 2007, Honor Book, Language Arts K-6 Novels

Keywords

Alaska; prisoners; quotations

Diversity Impact

direct

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