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Army Brats

Title

Army Brats

Publisher

Scholastic Press

Publication Year

2017

ISBN

9780545932059

Pages

240 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

When the Bailey family moves into an army base in Virginia there are a lot of adjustments to make; twelve-year-old Tom runs afoul of the base school bully, ten-year-old Charlotte finds herself trying too hard to make friends with the "cool" girls, and six-year-old Rosie is just being difficult as usual--but they come together to investigate a mysterious building full of weird cages, and uncover Fort Patrick's secrets.

Grade Level

3-5

Lexile Measure

900L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Disability and Health; Adoption; Interracial; Learning disability; adopted child; adoptive parents; adoptive siblings; interracial adoption; international adoption; interracial family; dyslexia; dyslexic child

Main Character

multiple

Race/Ethnicities

Asian (Chinese) / White

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Cybils Awards, 2017, Nominee, Middle Grade Fiction

Keywords

families of military personnel; brothers and sisters; middle school; military bases; bullying; secrecy; mystery; realizations

Diversity Impact

indirect

Army Brats


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