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The Misadventures of the Family Fletcher

Title

The Misadventures of the Family Fletcher

Publisher

Delacorte Press

Pages

260 pages

Publication Year

2014

ISBN

9780385376525

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Adoption; Homosexuality; Biracial; same sex parents; biracial child; adopted child

Annotation

Relates the adventures of a family with two fathers, four adopted boys, and a variety of pets as they make their way through a school year, Kindergarten through sixth grade, and deal with a grumpy new neighbor.

Grade Level

3-5

Family Formation

two fathers

Main Character

multiple

Diversity Impact

direct

LGBTQ+

male/male

Race/Ethnicities

multiple

Awards

Best Children's Books of the Year,2015 Bank Street College of Education; Choices,2015 Cooperative Children's Book Center; Kirkus Book Review Stars, June 1,2014; Notable Children's Recordings,2015 ALSC; School Library Journal Book Review Stars, June,2014 SLJ; Maine Student Book Award, 2015-2016; Nominee Maine

Keywords

family life; brothers; soccer; food; phone; family

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

The Misadventures of the Family Fletcher

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