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Saint Iggy

Title

Saint Iggy

Authors

K. L. Going

Publisher

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Publication Year

2008

ISBN

9780152062484

Pages

272 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Iggy Corso, who lives in city public housing, is caught physically and spiritually between good and bad when he is kicked out of high school, goes searching for his missing mother, and causes his friend to get involved with the same dangerous drug dealer who deals to his parents.

Grade Level

9-12

Topic

Family Relationships; Poverty; living in poverty; impoverished family; poor

Main Character

boy

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Blue Hen Book Award, 2008, Winner, Teen
Thumbs Up! Award, 2007, Nominee

Keywords

conduct of life; drug abuse; dysfunctional families; drug abuse

Diversity Impact

direct

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