Jodie's Journey

Title

Jodie's Journey

Authors

Colin Thiele

Publisher

Harper and Row Publishers

Publication Year

1990

ISBN

9780060261337

Pages

169 pages

Genre

realism

Format

chapter book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Twelve-year-old Jodie, disabled by juvenile rheumatoid arthritis and no longer able to ride her beloved horse Monarch, faces a crisis when the two of them are alone at her remote Australia home and a devastating fire approaches.

Grade Level

3-5

Diversity Topics

Disability and Health; Physcial disability; Illness; wheelchair user; arthritis; rheumatoid arthritis; autoimmune disease

Main Character

female teenager

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Children Rate Outstanding Writers/Illustrators (CROW), 1993, Winner, Upper Primary

Keywords

horseback riding; horse; competitions; fire; pain; doctor; Australia; bushfire

Diversity Impact

direct

Jodie's Journey

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