The Sorta Sisters

Title

The Sorta Sisters

Authors

Adrian Fogelin

Publisher

Peachtree Publishing Company

Publication Year

2007

ISBN

9781561454242

Pages

288 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

In Florida, Anna Casey lives with what she hopes is the last in a long line of foster mothers, and Mica Delano lives with her father on their small boat, and when the two of them begin corresponding, they discover they have a lot in common.

Grade Level

3-5; 6-8

Lexile Measure

690L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Disability and Health; Foster care; Single parent; Family member death; Addiction; foster child; foster parent; foster mother; fostering a child; single father; death of parents; alcoholism

Main Character

female children

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

foster mother; single father

Awards

Florida Book Award, 2007, Gold, Children's Literature
Green Earth Book Award, 2008, Honor Book
Society of School Librarians International Book Awards, 2008, Honor Book, Language Arts K-6 Novels

Keywords

Florida; pen pals; letters; school; ocean; friendships; long-distance friendships; boat; marina; home-schooled; new adventures; science; gifts

Diversity Impact

direct

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