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Everything on a Waffle

Title

Everything on a Waffle

Authors

Polly Horvath

Publisher

Farrar Straus Giroux

Pages

149 pages

Publication Year

2001

ISBN

9780374322366

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Legal guardianship; Foster care; children living with relatives; foster home

Annotation

Eleven-year-old Primrose living in a small fishing village in British Columbia recounts her experiences and all that she learns about human nature and the unpredictability of life in the months after her parents are lost at sea.

Grade Level

6-8

Family Formation

foster families

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

Canadian

Awards

Book of the Year Award for Children, 2002 Early Childhood; John Newbery Medal, 2002; Mr.Christie's Book Award, 2001; Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Excellence in Children's Literature; 2001 Fiction and Poetry; Parents' Choice Award, 2001 Fiction; Sheila A. Egoff Children's Literature Prize, 2002; White Ravens Award, 2002 United States

Keywords

self-reliance; parent and child; uncle; interpersonal relations

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

Everything on a Waffle

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