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Maddi's Fridge

Title

Maddi's Fridge

Authors

Lois Brandt

Illustrator

Vin Vogel

Publisher

Flashlight Press

Publication Year

2014

ISBN

9781936261291

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picturebook

Item Type

Fiction

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

Topic

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

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

single mother

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

Diversity Impact

indirect

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