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Sunshine Picklelime

Title

Sunshine Picklelime

Authors

Pamela Ferguson

Illustrator

Christian Slade

Publisher

Random House Children's Books

Publication Year

2010

ISBN

9780375893032

Pages

240 pages

Genre

fantasy

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

PJ Picklelime can talk to birds, hear bells ringing in a woman's curls, and spot moonbows in the night sky, but when a close friend dies and her parents separate, she searches for understanding and a way to recover her sunshine.

Grade Level

3-5; 6-8

Topic

Family Relationships; Separation; separated parents

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

Black

Family Formation

separated parents

Keywords

human-animal communication; birds; wildlife rescue; divorce; death

Diversity Impact

indirect

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