DIVerse Families
 
Take Me with You

Title

Take Me with You

Authors

Carolyn Marsden

Publisher

Candlewick Press

Pages

176 pages

Publication Year

2010

ISBN

9780763637392

Genre

historical

Topic

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Biracial; Orphaned; biracial child; orphaned children; abandoned children

Annotation

Raised in an Italian orphanage in the years following World War II, a biracial girl named Susanna and her best friend Pina want to be adopted but fear being separated.

Grade Level

3-5, 6-8

Family Formation

no family

Main Character

girls

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

Black / White

Awards

Best Children's Books of the Year,2011 Bank Street College of Education; Booklist Book Review Stars , Jan. 1,2010 American Library Association; Booklist Editors Choice: Books for Youth,2010 American Library Association; Booklist Top 10 Historical Fiction for Youth,2010 American Library Association; Booklist Top 10 Religion Books for Youth,2010 American Library Association; Parents' Choice Award, 2010 Recommended United States

Keywords

Italy; World War II; friendship; Catholic orphanage; separation; lost parents

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

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