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Three Little Words

Title

Three Little Words

Authors

Sarah N. Harvey

Publisher

Orca Book Publishers

Publication Year

2012

ISBN

9781459800656

Pages

218 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

When Sid leaves his foster family on their remote island home in search of the mother he doesn't remember and a brother he's never met, he's ill-prepared for the surprises he finds.

Grade Level

9-12

Lexile Measure

HL682L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Disability and Health; Foster care; Multiracial; Physical disability; Mental illness; foster teenager; foster parents; foster siblings; foster family; birth parents; multiracial family; mute; mute child; bipolar disorder

Main Character

male teenager

Race/Ethnicities

multiple

Family Formation

foster mother and father

Awards

Bolen Children's Book Prize, 2013, Short List
Best Children's Books of the Year, 2013 Coming of Age

Keywords

brothers; art; Canada; friendship; missing family; feelings; grandmother

Diversity Impact

direct

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