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Everything on a Waffle

Title

Everything on a Waffle

Authors

Polly Horvath

Publisher

Farrar Straus Giroux

Publication Year

2001

ISBN

9780374322366

Pages

149 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

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

Topic

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

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

Canadian

Family Formation

foster families

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

Diversity Impact

direct

Everything on a Waffle

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