DIVerse Families
 
Journey

Title

Journey

Illustrator

Barry Moser

Publisher

Delacorte Press

Pages

83 pages

Publication Year

1991

ISBN

9780440408093

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Kinship care; grandparents raising grandchildren

Annotation

Left by their mother with their grandparents, two children feel as if their past has been erased until Grandfather finds a way to restore it to them.

Grade Level

3-5; 6-8

Family Formation

multi-generational

Main Character

boy

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

White

Awards

Books to Read Aloud to Children of All Ages, 2003; Children's Catalog, Eighteenth Edition, 2001; Kirkus Book Review Stars, 1991; Middle And Junior High School Library Catalog, Eighth Edition, 2000; Notable Children's Books, 1992; School Library Journal Best Books, 1991; YALSA Best Books for Youth, 1992; Children's Catalog, Nineteenth Edition, 2006; Middle and Junior High School Library Catalog, Ninth Edition, 2005; Read Alouds Too-Good-To-Miss, 1992; Read Alouds Too-Good-To-Miss, 1998; Nene Award, 1993; Nominee; Nene Award, 1994; Nominee; Pennsylvania Young Readers' Choice Award, 1994-1995; Nominee; Texas Bluebonnet Award, 1993-1994; Master List; The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection;; Children's Booksellers Choices Award, 1992, Winner, Middle Grade Fiction; Judy Lopez Memorial Award for Children's Literature, 1992, Honor Book

Keywords

family life; grandparents; cat; photographs; abandonment

Item Type

Fiction

Format

chapter book

Journey

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