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Strawberry Moon

Title

Strawberry Moon

Authors

Karen English

Publisher

Farrar, Straus Giroux

Publication Year

2001

ISBN

9780374471224

Pages

116 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

While driving to Auntie Dot's house, Junie tells her children about spending fifth grade there during her parent's separation many years earlier, when finding a best friend seemed almost as important as seeing her mother again.

Grade Level

3-5; 6-8

Topic

Family Relationships; Separation; separated parents; separated grandparents

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

Black

Family Formation

separated parents

Awards

Best Children's Books of the Year, 2002 Nine to Twelve Past
Kaleidoscope, A Multicultural Booklist for Grades K-8, Fourth Edition, 2003 Social Responsibility

Keywords

family history; moving; flashbacks; stories

Diversity Impact

direct

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