Wintering Well

Title

Wintering Well

Authors

Lea Wait

Publisher

Margaret K. McElderry Books

Publication Year

2004

ISBN

9780689856464

Pages

192 pages

Genre

historical

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Twelve-year-old Will Ames and his sister Cassie go to stay with their sister in nearby Wiscasset, Maine, after a disabling accident ruins Will's plans for a career in farming.

Grade Level

3-5; 6-8

Lexile Measure

780L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Disability and Health; Kinship care; Physical disability; sister taking care of siblings; missing leg; amputation; prosthetic limb

Main Character

male child; female child

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

sister

Awards

Society of School Librarians International Book Awards, 2005, Honor Book, Language Arts K-6 Novels
Best Children's Books of the Year, 2004 Age (12 and up)
Children's Catalog, Nineteenth Edition, 2006
Middle and Junior High School Library Catalog, Ninth Edition, 2005

Keywords

accident; Maine; farming; city life; aspirations; wooden leg; woodworking; bullying; journal entries

Diversity Impact

direct

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