Away

Title

Away

Authors

Emil Sher

Illustrator

Qin Leng

Publisher

Groundwood Books

Publication Year

2017

ISBN

9781554984831

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

A gentle tale told entirely through sticky notes between a mother and daughter as the girl's departure for her first summer camp draws near demonstrates how love can be found even in scribbled messages and other unlikely places.

Grade Level

K-3

Lexile Measure

400L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Single parent; Interracial; single mother; interracial family

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

Black / White

Family Formation

single mother

Awards

Best Children's Books of the Year, 2018 Ages 5 to 9

Keywords

camp; sticky notes; fear; self-confidence; grandmother; photograph; chores

Diversity Impact

indirect

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