The Resource Living on Hope Street, Demet Divaroren

Living on Hope Street, Demet Divaroren

Label
Living on Hope Street
Title
Living on Hope Street
Statement of responsibility
Demet Divaroren
Title variation
Living on Hope St
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
We all love someone. We all fear something. Sometimes they live right next door - or even closer. Kane will do everything he can to save his mother and his little brother Sam from the violence of his father, even if it means becoming a monster himself. Mrs Aslan will protect the boys no matter what - even though her own family is in pieces. Ada wants love that she can count on, while she faces new questions about herself. Mr Bailey is afraid of the refugees next door, not knowing that his worst fear will strike in another form. And Gugulethu is just trying to make a life away from terror. On this street, everyone comes from different places, but to find peace they will have to discover what unites them. A deeply moving, unflinching portrait of modern Australian suburban life
Summary
We all love someone. We all fear something. Sometimes they live right next door - or even closer. Kane will do everything he can to save his mother and his little brother Sam from the violence of his father, even if it means becoming a monster himself. Mrs Aslan will protect the boys no matter what - even though her own family is in pieces. Ada wants love that she can count on, while she faces new questions about herself. Mr Bailey is afraid of the refugees next door, not knowing that his worst fear willstrike in another form. And Gugulethu is just trying to make a life away from terror. On this street, everyone comes from different places, but to find peace they will have to discover what unites them
Character
Award
Victorian Premier's Literary Awards, Prize for Young Adult Fiction, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10567442
Cataloging source
NOV
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Divaroren, Demet
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 9
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Victorian Premier's Literary Awards
  • Suburban life
  • Fear
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Conduct of life
  • Australian fiction
  • Literary prize winners
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Living on Hope Street, Demet Divaroren
Instantiates
Publication
Note
A young adult novel that shines a light on contemporary society. With unforgettable characters, this heartfelt novel explores cross-cultural friendships, difficult family relationships, racism and redemption
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
246 pages
Isbn
9781760292096
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Living on Hope Street, Demet Divaroren
Publication
Note
A young adult novel that shines a light on contemporary society. With unforgettable characters, this heartfelt novel explores cross-cultural friendships, difficult family relationships, racism and redemption
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
246 pages
Isbn
9781760292096
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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