Sometimes We Were Brave

Title

Sometimes We Were Brave

Authors

Pat Brisson

Illustrator

France Brassard

Publisher

Boyds Mills Press

Publication Year

2010

ISBN

9781590785867

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Jerome's mother is a sailor in the United States Navy, and when she is away at sea he tries to be brave even though misses her and has some bad days.

Grade Level

K-3

Lexile Measure

AD590L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Military families; mother in the military; parent in the military

Main Character

male child

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Paterson Prize for Books for Young People, 2011, Honor Book

Keywords

dogs; mothers; bad days; routine; missing a parent; Navy; fears; brave

Diversity Impact

direct

Sometimes We Were Brave

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