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Hurricane Heat

Title

Hurricane Heat

Authors

Steve Barwin

Publisher

Orca Book Publishers

Publication Year

2013

ISBN

9781459802131

Pages

176 pages

Genre

realism

Format

chapter book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Years after Travis's parents die in a car crash and he and his younger sister, Amanda, are separated, Travis sets out to search for her at the risk of losing an opportunity for a future baseball career.

Grade Level

3-5; 6-8

Topic

Family Relationships; Family member death; Foster care; death of parents; foster home; foster parents; foster children

Main Character

boy

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

foster parents

Keywords

baseball; brothers and sisters; missing children; California; car accident

Diversity Impact

direct

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