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My Father's Son

Title

My Father's Son

Authors

Terri Fields

Publisher

Roaring Brook Press

Publication Year

2008

ISBN

9781596433496

Pages

259 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Kevin's life of high school classes, crushes, basketball, and shuttling between his parents' homes falls apart when his father is arrested as a suspected serial killer, leading Kevin to a new understanding of his family and himself.

Grade Level

6-8; 9-12

Topic

Family Relationships; Incarceration; father in prison

Main Character

boy

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Booklist Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, 2009

Keywords

family; serial killer; school; loyalty; father and son

Diversity Impact

direct

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