A Shelter in Our Car

Author(s) Monica Gunning
Illustrator(s) Elaine Pedlar
Age Group 6-10
Publisher Children's Book Press
ISBN 978-0892391899
Year 2004

When her father died, Zettie and her mother left their warm and comfortable home in Jamaica for an uncertain future in the United Sates. Zettie's mother can't find a steady job so they are forced to live in their car. But her mother's unwavering love, support and gutsy determination give Zettie the confidence that, together, she and her mother can meet all challenges.