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Here's a Penny

Title

Here's a Penny

Authors

Carolyn Haywood

Illustrator

Carolyn Haywood

Publisher

Harcourt

Pages

140 pages

Publication Year

2005

ISBN

9780152052270

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Adoption; adopted child; adoptive family; adoptive siblings

Annotation

Follows the adventures of six-year-old William, an adopted boy nicknamed Penny for his copper-colored hair, as he attends a Halloween party, adopts kittens, and finds an older brother to join his family.

Grade Level

K-3, 3-5

Family Formation

foster family

Main Character

boy

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

White

Keywords

friendship; fiction; adoption; family life; brothers; kitten

Item Type

Fiction

Format

full-length

Here's a Penny

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