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Tiger's Fall

Title

Tiger's Fall

Authors

Molly Bang

Publisher

Henry Holt and Company

Publication Year

2001

ISBN

9780805066890

Pages

110 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

After eleven-year-old Lupe is partially paralyzed in an accident in her Mexican village, other handicapped people help her realize that her life can still have purpose.

Grade Level

3-5; 6-8

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Disability and Health; Poverty; Physical disability; impoverished family; debt; paraplegia; paralysis; wheelchair user

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

Mexican

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Skipping Stones Honor Award, 2002, Winner, Multicultural And International
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2002

Keywords

Mexican village; horses; climbing trees; rehabilitation center; rage; self-pity; medical bills

Diversity Impact

direct

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