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When Dan and his family go from middle class to homeless, issues of injustice rise to the forefront in this relatable, timely novel from Todd Strasser that andlt;I andgt;VOYA andlt;/Iandgt;calls and#8220;poignant,and#8221; and#8220;darkly humorous,and#8221; and and#8220;exceptionally thought-provoking.and#8221;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;It seems like Dan has it all. Heand#8217;s a baseball star who is part of the popular crowd and dates the hottest girl in school. Then his family loses their home.andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Forced to move into the townand#8217;s Tent City, Dan feels his world shifting. His friends try to pretend that everythingand#8217;s cool, but theyand#8217;re not the ones living among the homeless. As Dan struggles to adjust to his new life, he gets involved with the people who are fighting for better conditions and services for the residents of Tent City. But someone wants Tent City gone, and will stop at nothing until itand#8217;s destroyed...

About the Author

Todd Strasser has written many critically acclaimed novels for adults, teenagers, and children, including the award-winning andlt;iandgt;Canand#8217;t Get There from Hereandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Give a Boy a Gunandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Boot Campandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;If I Grow Upandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Famousandlt;/iandgt;, and andlt;iandgt;How I Created My Perfect Prom Dateandlt;/iandgt;, which became the Fox feature film andlt;iandgt;Drive Me Crazyandlt;/iandgt;. Todd lives in a suburb of New York and speaks frequently at schools. Visit him at ToddStrasser.com.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781442457225
Author:
Strasser, Todd
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Subject:
Situations / Homelessness & Poverty
Subject:
tent city; homeless;andnbsp;economy; depression; economic depression; bear market; finance;andnbsp;lay offs; losing your job; school reputation; reputation; embarrassed; keeping a secret; inequality; the 1%; the one percent; the 99%; Occupy Wall Street; t
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Subject:
tent city; homeless;andnbsp;economy; depression; economic depression; bear market; finance;andnbsp;lay offs; losing your job; school reputation; reputation; embarrassed; keeping a secret; inequality; the 1%; the one percent; the 99%; Occupy Wall Street; t
Subject:
tent city; homeless; economy; depression; economic depression; bear market; finance; lay offs; losing your job; school reputation; reputation; embarrassed; keeping a secret; inequality; the 1%; the one percent; the 99%; Occupy Wall Street; teeneager; af
Subject:
tent city; homeless; economy; depression; economic depression; bear market; finance; lay offs; losing your job; school reputation; reputation; embarrassed; keeping a secret; inequality; the 1%; the one percent; the 99%; Occupy Wall Street; teeneager; af
Subject:
tent city; homeless; economy; depression; economic depression; bear market; finance; lay offs; losing your job; school reputation; reputation; embarrassed; keeping a secret; inequality; the 1%; the one percent; the 99%; Occupy Wall Street; teeneager; af
Subject:
tent city; homeless; economy; depression; economic depression; bear market; finance; lay offs; losing your job; school reputation; reputation; embarrassed; keeping a secret; inequality; the 1%; the one percent; the 99%; Occupy Wall Street; teeneager; af
Subject:
tent city; homeless; economy; depression; economic depression; bear market; finance; lay offs; losing your job; school reputation; reputation; embarrassed; keeping a secret; inequality; the 1%; the one percent; the 99%; Occupy Wall Street; teeneager; af
Subject:
tent city; homeless; economy; depression; economic depression; bear market; finance; lay offs; losing your job; school reputation; reputation; embarrassed; keeping a secret; inequality; the 1%; the one percent; the 99%; Occupy Wall Street; teeneager; af
Subject:
tent city; homeless; economy; depression; economic depression; bear market; finance; lay offs; losing your job; school reputation; reputation; embarrassed; keeping a secret; inequality; the 1%; the one percent; the 99%; Occupy Wall Street; teeneager; af
Subject:
tent city; homeless; economy; depression; economic depression; bear market; finance; lay offs; losing your job; school reputation; reputation; embarrassed; keeping a secret; inequality; the 1%; the one percent; the 99%; Occupy Wall Street; teeneager; af
Subject:
tent city; homeless; economy; depression; economic depression; bear market; finance; lay offs; losing your job; school reputation; reputation; embarrassed; keeping a secret; inequality; the 1%; the one percent; the 99%; Occupy Wall Street; teeneager; af
Subject:
tent city; homeless; economy; depression; economic depression; bear market; finance; lay offs; losing your job; school reputation; reputation; embarrassed; keeping a secret; inequality; the 1%; the one percent; the 99%; Occupy Wall Street; teeneager; af
Subject:
tent city; homeless; economy; depression; economic depression; bear market; finance; lay offs; losing your job; school reputation; reputation; embarrassed; keeping a secret; inequality; the 1%; the one percent; the 99%; Occupy Wall Street; teeneager; af
Subject:
tent city; homeless; economy; depression; economic depression; bear market; finance; lay offs; losing your job; school reputation; reputation; embarrassed; keeping a secret; inequality; the 1%; the one percent; the 99%; Occupy Wall Street; teeneager; af
Subject:
tent city; homeless; economy; depression; economic depression; bear market; finance; lay offs; losing your job; school reputation; reputation; embarrassed; keeping a secret; inequality; the 1%; the one percent; the 99%; Occupy Wall Street; teeneager; af
Subject:
tent city; homeless; economy; depression; economic depression; bear market; finance; lay offs; losing your job; school reputation; reputation; embarrassed; keeping a secret; inequality; the 1%; the one percent; the 99%; Occupy Wall Street; teeneager; af
Subject:
tent city; homeless; economy; depression; economic depression; bear market; finance; lay offs; losing your job; school reputation; reputation; embarrassed; keeping a secret; inequality; the 1%; the one percent; the 99%; Occupy Wall Street; teeneager; af
Subject:
tent city; homeless; economy; depression; economic depression; bear market; finance; lay offs; losing your job; school reputation; reputation; embarrassed; keeping a secret; inequality; the 1%; the one percent; the 99%; Occupy Wall Street; teeneager; af
Subject:
tent city; homeless; economy; depression; economic depression; bear market; finance; lay offs; losing your job; school reputation; reputation; embarrassed; keeping a secret; inequality; the 1%; the one percent; the 99%; Occupy Wall Street; teeneager; af
Subject:
tent city; homeless; economy; depression; economic depression; bear market; finance; lay offs; losing your job; school reputation; reputation; embarrassed; keeping a secret; inequality; the 1%; the one percent; the 99%; Occupy Wall Street; teeneager; af
Subject:
tent city; homeless; economy; depression; economic depression; bear market; finance; lay offs; losing your job; school reputation; reputation; embarrassed; keeping a secret; inequality; the 1%; the one percent; the 99%; Occupy Wall Street; teeneager; af
Subject:
tent city; homeless; economy; depression; economic depression; bear market; finance; lay offs; losing your job; school reputation; reputation; embarrassed; keeping a secret; inequality; the 1%; the one percent; the 99%; Occupy Wall Street; teeneager; af
Subject:
tent city; homeless; economy; depression; economic depression; bear market; finance; lay offs; losing your job; school reputation; reputation; embarrassed; keeping a secret; inequality; the 1%; the one percent; the 99%; Occupy Wall Street; teeneager; af
Subject:
tent city; homeless; economy; depression; economic depression; bear market; finance; lay offs; losing your job; school reputation; reputation; embarrassed; keeping a secret; inequality; the 1%; the one percent; the 99%; Occupy Wall Street; teeneager; af
Subject:
tent city; homeless; economy; depression; economic depression; bear market; finance; lay offs; losing your job; school reputation; reputation; embarrassed; keeping a secret; inequality; the 1%; the one percent; the 99%; Occupy Wall Street; teeneager; af
Subject:
tent city; homeless; economy; depression; economic depression; bear market; finance; lay offs; losing your job; school reputation; reputation; embarrassed; keeping a secret; inequality; the 1%; the one percent; the 99%; Occupy Wall Street; teeneager; af
Edition Description:
Reprint
Publication Date:
20150231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
f-c cvr (no spfx)
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
209.55 x 139.7 mm
Age Level:
from 12

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