DIVerse Families
 
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Publisher

Coteau Books

Pages

128 pages

Publication Year

2017

ISBN

9781550506815

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Divorce; divorced parents; co-parenting; two homes

Annotation

Millie is eleven going on twelve, and facing her toughest problems yet as she struggles with changes to her family. Her father moves out of the house and faces a cancer diagnosis, and her mother moves on with a new boyfriend. To cope, Millie distracts herself by speaking to her twin brother, Billy (who died before he was born), and dreams of the day she can convince her family to get a puppy.

Grade Level

3-5; 6-8

Family Formation

divorced parents

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

White

Keywords

girls; families; cancer; family life; dogs

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel in verse

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