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Nellie's Promise (American Girls)

Title

Nellie's Promise (American Girls)

Authors

Valerie Tripp

Illustrator

Dan Andreasen

Publisher

Pleasant Co. Publications

Publication Year

2004

ISBN

9781584858904

Pages

85 pages

Genre

historical

Format

chapter book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Nellie O'Malley finally has a home again. She and her little sisters, Bridget and Jenny, are happily settling in with Samantha's family in New York City.

Grade Level

3-5, 6-8

Lexile Measure

750L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Adoption; Foster care; foster children; foster family; adopted children; adoptive family

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

adoptive mother and father

Keywords

friendship; dysfunctional families; brothers and sisters; problem families; New York City; adjusting to a new family; custody issues

Diversity Impact

direct

Nellie's Promise (American Girls)


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