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The Road to Paris

Title

The Road to Paris

Authors

Nikki Grimes

Publisher

Puffin Books

Pages

153 pages

Publication Year

2006

ISBN

9780399245374

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Foster care; foster parents; foster child

Annotation

Inconsolable at being separated from her older brother, eight-year-old Paris is apprehensive about her new foster family but just as she learns to trust them, she faces a life-changing decision.

Grade Level

3-5, 6-8

Family Formation

foster parents

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

direct

LGBTQ+

none

Race/Ethnicities

Black

Awards

Booklist Editors' Choice: Books for Youth, 2006; Booklist Top 10 Black History Books for Youth, 2007; Children's Catalog, Nineteenth Edition, Supplement, 2007; Choices, 2007; Middle and Junior High School Library Catalog, Supplement to Ninth Edition, 2007; New York Public Library's 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing, 2006; The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection; Coretta Scott King Book Award, 2007, Honor Book, Author; Judy Lopez Memorial Award for Children's Literature, 2007, Honor Book

Keywords

brother; sister; anxiety; separation from family

Item Type

Fiction

Format

chapter book

The Road to Paris

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