The Lovely Shoes

Title

The Lovely Shoes

Authors

Susan Shreve

Publisher

Arthur A. Levine Books

Publication Year

2011

ISBN

9780439680493

Pages

256 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

In 1950s Ohio, ninth-grader Franny feels isolated and self-conscious at high school because of her deformed leg and feet, but her irrepressibly high-spirited mother is determined to find shoes for Franny to wear at the school dances.

Grade Level

3-5; 6-8

Lexile Measure

1030L

Diversity Topics

Health & Disability; Physical disability; congenital limb difference

Main Character

female teenager

Keywords

coming of age; insecurity; growth; teenager; congenital limb difference; disability, high school

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