Girl Out of Water

Title

Girl Out of Water

Authors

Laura Silverman

Publisher

Sourcebooks

Publication Year

2017

ISBN

9781492646860

Pages

368 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

When her aunt gets into a car accident, Anise is forced to leave her friends and surfing behind to spend the summer in Nebraska to help care for her cousins, and by doing so, forms familial bonds and new friendships that challenge her feelings of abandonment by her mother.

Grade Level

9-12

Lexile Measure

HL790L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Disability and Health; Single parent; Kinship care; Physical disability; single father; single mother; cousin looking after cousins; injury; crushed legs; wheelchair user

Main Character

female teenager

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

single father

Keywords

surfing; skateboarding; Nebraska; summer; California; abandoned by mother; friendship; car accident; aunt; hospital

Diversity Impact

direct

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