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Gossamer

Title

Gossamer

Authors

Lois Lowry

Publisher

Houghton Mifflin

Pages

140 pages

Publication Year

2006

ISBN

9780618685509

Genre

fantasy

Topic

Family Relationship; Foster care; foster home; foster family

Annotation

While learning to bestow dreams, a young dream giver tries to save an eight-year-old boy from the effects of both his abusive past and the nightmares inflicted on him by the frightening Sinisteeds.

Grade Level

3-5, 6-8

Family Formation

foster family

Main Character

boy

Diversity Impact

indirect

Awards

Rebeccca Caudill Young Reader's book Award Nominee 2009, Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's book Award Nominee 2008

Keywords

dreams; child abuse; nightmares

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

Gossamer

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