Eve Bunting’s heartfelt story and David Diaz’s dramatic illustrations create a compelling child’s-eye view of urban violence. A young boy and his mother are forced to flee their apartment during a night of rioting in Los Angeles. Fires and looting force neighbors—who have always avoided one another—to come together in the face of danger and concern for their missing pets. David Diaz was awarded the Caldecott Medal for his bold acrylic paint and photo-collage illustrations.
Historical | Picture Book | Realistic
Fire | Neighbors | Pets | RiotingGeographic Region
California | United States - AmericaMain Character
Boy(s) | Woman/WomenAward-Winning Book
Caldecott | Caldecott Medal | California Book Award Silver Medal for JuvenileFormat
Book | Ebook
Author: Bunting, Eve
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