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Raymie Nightingale

Title

Raymie Nightingale

Authors

Kate DiCamillo

Publisher

Scholastic Inc

Publication Year

2016

ISBN

9781443155045

Pages

263 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Hoping that if she wins a local beauty pageant her father will come home, Raymie practices twirling a baton and performing good deeds as she is drawn into an unlikely friendship with a drama queen and a saboteur.

Grade Level

6-8

Topic

Family Relationships; Single parent; Separation; single mother; separated parents

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

separated parents

Awards

Berkshire Book Award, 2017, Longlist, Children's Book
Cybils Awards, 2016, Nominee, Middle Grade Fiction
National Book Award, 2016, Finalist, Young People's Literature
Parents' Choice Award, 2016, Gold, Fiction
Pat Conroy Southern Book Prize, 2017, Finalist, Juvenile Book
Southern Book Prize, 2017, Finalist, Juvenile Book

Keywords

beauty contests; competition; dysfunctional families; family problems; friendship

Diversity Impact

direct

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