Summer of a Thousand Pies
Balzer + Bray
After her father goes to jail, Cady Bennett, twelve, is taken from foster care to spend a summer with her estranged Aunt Michelle, trying to save her failing pie shop.
Family Relationships; LGBTQ; Family member death; Foster care; Homelessness; Legal guardianship / Kinship care; Poverty; Single parent; Gay/Lesbian; foster child; single father; losing your father; relatives raising relative; living in poverty; impoverished parents; financial hardship; same sex relationship
Cybils Awards, 2019, Nominee, Middle Grade Fiction
Rainbow List, 2020 Middle Grade Non-Fiction
coming of age; foster care; family; hardship; business; pie; child; struggle
Dilloway, Margaret, "Summer of a Thousand Pies" (2019). Diverse Families. 2269.