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You Can't See the Elephants

Title

You Can't See the Elephants

Publisher

Putnam's Sons

Pages

192 pages

Publication Year

2015

ISBN

9780399172090

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Family violence; Kinship care; abusive father; abused children; physical abuse; grandparents raising granddaughter

Annotation

When she suspects that her young neighbors are being abused by their father, one brave girl takes a stand to protect them.

Grade Level

3-5; 6-8

Family Formation

father and grandparents; mother and father

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

White

Awards

Cybils Awards, 2015, Nominee, Middle Grade Fiction

Keywords

summer; playground; bravery; friendship

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

You Can't See the Elephants

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