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The Warden's Daughter

Title

The Warden's Daughter

Authors

Jerry Spinelli

Publisher

Random House Children's Books

Publication Year

2017

ISBN

978375831997

Pages

343 pages

Genre

historical

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Living with her warden father in an apartment above a 1950s prison, Cammie O'Reilly struggles to come to terms with the loss of her mother, who died saving her from harm when she was a baby, and interacts with some of the reformed inmates. This is a tale of loss and redemption.

Grade Level

6-8

Topic

Family Relationships; Single parent; Family member death; death of a mother; single father

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

father

Keywords

grief; loss; prison; inmates; arsonist; shoplifters; redemption

Diversity Impact

direct

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