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What Jaime Saw

Title

What Jaime Saw

Authors

Carolyn Coman

Publisher

Listening Library

Pages

126 pages

Publication Year

2000

ISBN

9781590786390

Genre

realism

Topic

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

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

Family Formation

single mother

Main Character

boy

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

White

Awards

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

Keywords

trailer; fear; hope; shelter; safety; baby

Item Type

Fiction

Format

chapter book

What Jaime Saw

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