DIVerse Families
 
Jubilee

Title

Jubilee

Publisher

Wendy Lamb Books

Pages

149 pages

Publication Year

2016

ISBN

9780385744874

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Single parent; Legal guardianship; single aunt; children living with relatives; aunt raising niece

Annotation

Judith stopped talking long ago when Mom left her in the care of beloved Aunt Cora. Going back into a regular fifth-grade classroom won't be easy, but she has her Dog and new friend who will help her through.

Grade Level

6-8

Family Formation

aunt

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

direct

LGBTQ+

none

Race/Ethnicities

White

Awards

Children's Choices, 2017; Cybils Awards, 2016, Nominee, Middle Grade Fiction

Keywords

dogs; friendships; islands; mother; daughter; school

Item Type

Fiction

Format

chapter book

Jubilee

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