|Now||2019||Previous||Articles||Road Essays||Road Reviews||Author||Title||Source||Age||Genre||Series||Format||Inclusivity||LGBTA||Portfolio|
A Castle On Viola Street: 03/10/17
A Castle On Viola Street by Dyanne Disalvo is about urban renewal and the desire to own a home. Andy and his family share a small apartment but would love to own a castle — a home with a yard. Meanwhile, Viola Street is falling into disrepair with more and and more homes being boarded up and abandoned.
Andy learns about a program where residents fix up abandoned homes to get access to a lottery to live in one of the fixed up homes. So Andy and his family get to work. They learn how to do home repairs and help a neighbor move into a house on Viola Street.
And with hard work, dedication and perseverance, Andy's family gets their own castle on Viola Street.