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Blood Family

Title

Blood Family

Authors

Anne Fine

Publisher

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

Pages

291 pages

Publication Year

2013

ISBN

9781481477734

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Family violence; Adoption; physical abuse; emotional abuse; abusive partner; abused mother; abused child; adopted child

Annotation

A boy with an abusive father grows up and fears that he has the same potential for violence as his father has.

Grade Level

9-12

Family Formation

foster family

Main Character

boy

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

White

Awards

Carnegie Medal, 2014Grampian Children's Book Award, 2015UKLA Children's Book Award, 2015 Ages (12-16)UKLA Digital Book Award, 2015 Ages (12-16)

Keywords

hostages; high school; museum

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

Blood Family

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