The Resource Orbiting Jupiter
- Orbiting Jupiter
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- Gary D. Schmidt
- trueTeenage boys
- trueChild abuse
- Child abuse -- Fiction
- trueEmotional problems
- Emotional problems -- Fiction
- Emotional problems of teenagers -- Fiction
- trueFather-separated children
- trueFoster children
- trueFoster home care
- Foster home care -- Fiction
- Friendship -- Fiction
- Friendship -- Fiction
- trueRealistic fiction
- Maine -- Fiction
- trueViolence in men
- Teenage fathers -- Fiction
- trueTeenage fathers
- Joseph was a father at thirteen, but has never seen his daughter, Jupiter. He has spent time in a juvenile facility, and now is with a foster family on a farm in rural Maine. Damaged and withdrawn, Joseph meets twelve-year-old Jack. Together they discover the true meaning of family and the sacrifices it requires when Joseph decides to find his baby at any cost
- ALA Notable Children's Book, 2016
- Great Lakes Great Books Award (Michigan), Grades 6-8, 2016.
- Land of Enchantment Book Award (New Mexico): Lizards (Grades 6-8), 2018.
- Nutmeg Children's Book Award, Teen category, 2018.
- Notable Books for a Global Society, 2016.
- Westchester Fiction Award, 2017.
- YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2017.
- Grand Canyon Reader Award (Arizona), Tween Book Category, 2018.
- Young Hoosier Book Award, Middle Books, 2018.
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- Young Hoosier Book Middle Grades 6-8 Award nominee, 2017-2018.
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