The Orange Houses / Paul Griffin.
Author: Griffin, Paul, 1966-
Publisher: New York, NY : Dial Books, c2009.
ISBN: 9780803733466 (hardcover)
Description: 147 p. ; 22 cm.
Subject: Interpersonal relations Juvenile fiction.
Hearing impaired Juvenile fiction.
People with disabilities Juvenile fiction.
Veterans Juvenile fiction.
Mental illness Juvenile fiction.
Illegal aliens Juvenile fiction.
Africans United States Juvenile fiction.
Interpersonal relations Fiction.
Hearing impaired Fiction.
People with disabilities Fiction.
Mental illness Fiction.
Illegal aliens Fiction.
Africans United States Fiction.
Bronx (New York, N.Y.) Juvenile fiction.
Bronx (New York, N.Y.) Fiction.
Notes: A Junior Library Guild selection
Summary: Tamika, a fifteen-year-old hearing-impaired girl, Jimmi, an eighteen-year-old veteran who stopped taking his antipsychotic medication, and sixteen-year-old Fatima, an illegal immigrant from Africa, meet and connect in their Bronx, New York, neighborhood, with devastating results.