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Title

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Authors

Joan Bauer

Publisher

Penguin Young Readers Group

Publication Year

2015

ISBN

9780147513144

Pages

288 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Feeling scared and powerless when her father's anger escalates and her parents separate, twelve-year-old Anna spends the summer with her grandmother and decides to make a difference when she sees what seems to be a girl held against her will.

Grade Level

3-5

Topic

Family Relationships; Separation; Kinship care; separated parents; grandmother raising granddaughter

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

separated parents

Awards

Alabama Camellia Children's Choice Award, 2015-2016
Nominee
South Carolina Junior Book Award, 2016-2017
Nominee

Keywords

rescues; fear; fathers and daughters; human trafficking; kidnapping; flower festival

Diversity Impact

indirect

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