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Hurricane Heat

Title

Hurricane Heat

Authors

Steve Barwin

Publisher

Orca Book Publishers

Pages

176 pages

Publication Year

2013

ISBN

9781459802131

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Family member death; Foster care; death of parents; foster home; foster parents; foster children

Annotation

Years after Travis's parents die in a car crash and he and his younger sister, Amanda, are separated, Travis sets out to search for her at the risk of losing an opportunity for a future baseball career.

Grade Level

3-5; 6-8

Family Formation

foster parents

Main Character

boy

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

White

Keywords

baseball; brothers and sisters; missing children; California; car accident

Item Type

Fiction

Format

chapter book

Hurricane Heat

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