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Crenshaw

Title

Crenshaw

Publisher

Feiwel and Friends

Publication Year

2015

ISBN

9781250043238

Pages

245 pages

Genre

fantasy

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

A story about a homeless boy and his imaginary friend that proves in unexpected ways that friends matter, whether real or imaginary.

Grade Level

3-5, 6-8

Topic

Family Relationships; Homelessness; homeless family; homeless child; poor family

Main Character

boy

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Amazon Editors' Picks: Best Books of the Year,2015Amazon Editors' Picks: Top 20 Children's Books,2015Best Children's Books of the Year,2016Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People,2016Bluestem Award, 2018 (Master List)Golden Sower Award, 2017-2018 (Nominee)Wisconsin Battle of the Books, 2016-2017 (Nominee)Charlotte Huck Award for Outstanding Fiction for Children, 2016 NoneCybils Awards, 2015 Elementary and Middle Grade(Speculative Fiction)Goodreads Choice Award, 2015 Middle GradeNorthern California Book Award, 2016 Middle Grade

Keywords

imaginary friend; cats; friendship

Diversity Impact

direct

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