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Breaking Out

Title

Breaking Out

Publisher

Delacorte Press

Pages

144 pages

Publication Year

1991

ISBN

9780385305037

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Divorce; Incarceration; divorced parents; father in prison

Annotation

As thirteen-year-old Jerry enters junior high school, he continues to adjust to the fact that his father is in prison for theft. Sequel to "Five Finger Discount" and "Monkey See Monkey Do."

Grade Level

3-5; 6-8

Family Formation

divorced parents

Main Character

boy

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

White

Awards

Adventuring with Books: A Booklist for PreK-Grade 6, Tenth Edition, 1993

Keywords

middle school; prison; stealing; theft; teacher; friends; TV commercial

Item Type

Fiction

Format

chapter book

Breaking Out

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