DIVerse Families
 
Maddi's Fridge

Title

Maddi's Fridge

Authors

Lois Brandt

Illustrator

Vin Vogel

Publisher

Flashlight Press

Pages

32 pages

Publication Year

2014

ISBN

9781936261291

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Poverty; Single parent; financial hardship; living in poverty; starvation; single mother

Annotation

Maddi's fridge is almost empty, while Sophia's fridge is full of food. How can Sophia help her friend Maddi without breaking her promise not to tell anyone?

Grade Level

PK-1; K-3

Family Formation

single mother

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

indirect

Race/Ethnicities

White

Awards

Nevada Young Readers' Award, 2016; Nominee; Washington Children's Choice Picture Book Award, 2016; Nominee; Christopher Award, 2015, Finalist, Young Adult; Christopher Award, 2015, Winner, Kindergarten and up; ILA Children's and Young Adult's Book Award, 2015, Winner, Primary Fiction

Keywords

hunger; best friends; friendship

Item Type

Fiction

Format

picturebook

Maddi's Fridge

Share

COinS