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Crenshaw

Title

Crenshaw

Publisher

Feiwel and Friends

Pages

245 pages

Publication Year

2015

ISBN

9781250043238

Genre

fantasy

Topic

Family Relationships; Homelessness; homeless family; homeless child; poor family

Annotation

A story about a homeless boy and his imaginary friend that proves in unexpected ways that friends matter, whether real or imaginary.

Grade Level

3-5, 6-8

Family Formation

mother and father

Main Character

boy

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

White

Awards

Amazon Editors' Picks: Best Books of the Year,2015Amazon Editors' Picks: Top 20 Children's Books,2015Best Children's Books of the Year,2016Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People,2016Bluestem Award, 2018 (Master List)Golden Sower Award, 2017-2018 (Nominee)Wisconsin Battle of the Books, 2016-2017 (Nominee)Charlotte Huck Award for Outstanding Fiction for Children, 2016 NoneCybils Awards, 2015 Elementary and Middle Grade(Speculative Fiction)Goodreads Choice Award, 2015 Middle GradeNorthern California Book Award, 2016 Middle Grade

Keywords

imaginary friend; cats; friendship

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

Crenshaw

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