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Heidi (Classic Starts)

Title

Heidi (Classic Starts)

Illustrator

Jamel Akib

Publisher

Sterling

Publication Year

2007

ISBN

9781402736919

Pages

160 pages

Genre

realism

Format

chapter book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

When Heidi's Aunt Dete brings the orphaned girl to live with her grandfather, no one can imagine the bitter, solitary old man caring for a child. But, to everyone's surprise, the two grow to love each other - and Heidi blossoms in her new home.

Grade Level

K-3; 3-5

Lexile Measure

630L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Disability and Health; Kinship care; Legal guardianship; Physical disabilty; grandfather raising grandchild; aunt raising niece; child living with relatives; wheelchair user; mobility; paralysis; paraplegia

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

German

Family Formation

grandfather and aunt

Keywords

swiss; mountains; cabin; grandfather; Germany; villagers; friendship

Diversity Impact

direct

Heidi (Classic Starts)


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