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Kinda Like Brothers

Title

Kinda Like Brothers

Authors

Coe Booth

Publisher

Scholastic Press

Publication Year

2014

ISBN

9780545224970

Pages

256 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

When his mother takes in a twelve-year-old foster boy, Jarrett is forced to share his room and his friends with the new boy.

Grade Level

3-5

Topic

Family Relationships; Foster Care; Single parent; foster home care; foster siblings; foster mother; single mother

Main Character

boy

Race/Ethnicities

African American

Family Formation

single mother

Awards

Best Children's Books of the Year, 2015 Choices, 2015 Notable Children's Books, 2015 Grand Canyon Reader Award, 2017
Nominee Sasquatch Reading Award, 2017
Nominee

Keywords

interpersonal relationships; mothers and sons; sharing rooms

Diversity Impact

direct

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