Title Profile & Character Information

This Full House

Annotation
High-school-senior LaVaughn's perceptions and expectations of her life begin to change as she learns about the many unexpected connections between the people she loves best.

Characters
NameLaVaughn, Verna
GenderFemale
OccupationStudent
TraitsAfrican American
Fatherless
Poor

GenreFiction
Coming of age
Novel in verse
TopicsAfrican Americans
Teenage girls
Adolescence
Mothers and daughters
Single parent families
Poverty
Overcoming adversity
Friendship
Life changes
SettingNew York City
Urban
Housing project
Violent, inner city neighborhood