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What Jaime Saw

Title

What Jaime Saw

Authors

Carolyn Coman

Publisher

Listening Library

Publication Year

2000

ISBN

9781590786390

Pages

126 pages

Genre

realism

Format

chapter book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Having fled to a family friend's hillside trailer after his mother's boyfriend tried to throw his baby sister against a wall, nine-year-old Jamie finds himself living an existence full of uncertainty and fear.

Grade Level

3-5; 6-8

Topic

Family Relationships; Family violence; Single parent; domestic abuse; violence; abusive mother's boyfriend; single mother

Main Character

boy

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

single mother

Awards

Emphasis on Reading, 1996, Winner, Grades 3-5
John Newbery Medal, 1996, Honor Book

Keywords

trailer; fear; hope; shelter; safety; baby

Diversity Impact

direct

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