The Sorta Sisters
Peachtree Publishing Company
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.
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
foster mother; single father
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
Florida; pen pals; letters; school; ocean; friendships; long-distance friendships; boat; marina; home-schooled; new adventures; science; gifts
Fogelin, Adrian, "The Sorta Sisters" (2007). Diverse Families. 1943.