DIVerse Families
 
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Title

Tell Me

Authors

Joan Bauer

Publisher

Penguin Young Readers Group

Pages

288 pages

Publication Year

2015

ISBN

9780147513144

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Separation; Kinship care; separated parents; grandmother raising granddaughter

Annotation

Feeling scared and powerless when her father's anger escalates and her parents separate, twelve-year-old Anna spends the summer with her grandmother and decides to make a difference when she sees what seems to be a girl held against her will.

Grade Level

3-5

Family Formation

separated parents

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

indirect

Race/Ethnicities

White

Awards

Alabama Camellia Children's Choice Award, 2015-2016; Nominee; South Carolina Junior Book Award, 2016-2017; Nominee

Keywords

rescues; fear; fathers and daughters; human trafficking; kidnapping; flower festival

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

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