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Here's a Penny

Title

Here's a Penny

Authors

Carolyn Haywood

Illustrator

Carolyn Haywood

Publisher

Harcourt

Publication Year

2005

ISBN

9780152052270

Pages

140 pages

Genre

realism

Format

chapter book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Follows the adventures of six-year-old William, an adopted boy nicknamed Penny for his copper-colored hair, as he attends a Halloween party, adopts kittens, and finds an older brother to join his family.

Grade Level

K-3, 3-5

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Adoption; adopted child; adoptive family; adoptive siblings; adoptive parents

Main Character

male child

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

adoptive mother and father

Keywords

friendship; family life; brothers; kitten; red hair; freckles; choices

Diversity Impact

direct

Here's a Penny


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