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How I Saved My Father's Life (And Ruined Everything Else)

Title

How I Saved My Father's Life (And Ruined Everything Else)

Authors

Ann Hood

Publisher

Scholastic Press

Publication Year

2008

ISBN

9780545231688

Pages

224 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

After her father leaves and marries the glamorous Ava Pomme, Madeline blames her mother for their difficult new life, but in spite of the twelve-year-old's efforts to achieve sainthood, it takes a summer trip to Italy to put her family into perspective.

Grade Level

3-5; 6-8

Topic

Family Relationships; Divorce; divorced parents

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

divorced parents

Awards

Middle and Junior High Schoool Library Catalog, Ninth Edition Supplement 2008, 2008
The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection

Keywords

remarriage; recovery; hypochondriac; ballet; magazine; Italy

Diversity Impact

direct

How I Saved My Father's Life (And Ruined Everything Else)

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