The Science of Breakable Things

Title

The Science of Breakable Things

Authors

Tae Keller

Publisher

Random House

Publication Year

2018

ISBN

9781524715663

Pages

297 pages

Genre

realism

Format

chapter book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Middle schooler Natalie's year-long assignment to answer a question using the scientific process leads to truths about her mother's depression and her own cultural identity.

Grade Level

3-5; 6-8

Lexile Measure

840L

Diversity Topics

Disability and Health; Mental illness; depression

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

White; Korean

Keywords

scientists; family; culture; learning; growth

Diversity Impact

direct

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