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Missing Sisters

Title

Missing Sisters

Authors

Gregory Maguire

Publisher

Harper Collins

Publication Year

2009

ISBN

9780061232039

Pages

152 pages

Genre

realism

Format

chapter book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Twelve-year-old Alice, an orphan who has never been adopted because of her physical handicap and difficult personality, is shocked to discover she has an identical twin sister living nearby.

Grade Level

3-5

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Disability and Health; Adoption; Foster care; Physical disability; orphan; orphanage; foster home; adoptive parents; adopted child; hearing loss; speech impediment

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

caretaker (nuns); mother and father

Awards

Kirkus Book Review Stars, 1994

Keywords

Catholic orphanage; twins; separated sibilings; school play; My Fair Lady; summer camp; New York

Diversity Impact

direct

Missing Sisters


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