DIVerse Families
 
Pictures of Hollis Woods

Title

Pictures of Hollis Woods

Publisher

Wendy Lamb Books

Pages

166 pages

Publication Year

2002

ISBN

9780385326551

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Foster care; foster families; orphan; foster home care

Annotation

A troublesome twelve-year-old orphan, staying with an elderly artist who needs her, remembers the only other time she was happy in a foster home, with a family that truly seemed to care about her.

Grade Level

3-5

Family Formation

foster families

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

White

Awards

John Newbery Medal, 2003, Honor Book; Christopher Award, 2003, Winner

Keywords

family; old age; artists; New York

Item Type

Fiction

Format

chapter book

Pictures of Hollis Woods

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