Sunday, November 6, 2011

Jammin' Slammin Poetry! Multicultural Read: Keesha's House

Michael L. Printz Award - Honor
American Library Association Best Books for Young Adults
Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year
Books for the Teen Age, New York Public Library
Recorded Books Audiotape--finalist for an Audie Award

Keesha's House
by Helen Frost

Frost, Helen. Keesha's house. New York: Frances Foster Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003. Print.

Annotation: The truth, love’s, lives, and trials of 7 youth that runaway from home and their families.

Booktalk: Keesha’s House is where you go when your home is not homey. Why did you do something that you knew was wrong and would have undesirable consequences? Who do you turn to when the adults in your life are the problem and not the solution? You find Keesha’s House.

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