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Take Me with You

Title

Take Me with You

Authors

Carolyn Marsden

Publisher

Candlewick Press

Publication Year

2010

ISBN

9780763637392

Pages

176 pages

Genre

historical

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

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

Topic

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

Main Character

girls

Race/Ethnicities

Black / White

Family Formation

no family

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

Diversity Impact

direct

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