DIVerse Families
 
Big & Little Questions (According to Wren Jo Byrd)

Title

Big & Little Questions (According to Wren Jo Byrd)

Authors

Julie Bowe

Publisher

Kathy Dawson Books

Publication Year

2017

ISBN

9780803736931

Pages

240 pages

Genre

realism

Format

chapter book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Fourth grader Wren Jo Byrd questions lots of things--both little and big--when her parents decide to get a divorce, and learns a lot about the true meaning of family, home, and friendship.

Grade Level

K-3, 3-5

Lexile Measure

580L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Divorce; Separation; Kinship care; separate homes; two homes; co-parenting; splitting time; separated parents; grandparents looking after grandchild

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

separated parents

Awards

Cybils Awards, 2017, Nominee, Middle Grade Fiction
Publishers Weekly Best Children's Book, 2017 Middle Grade

Keywords

questions and answers; family problems; dysfunctional families; friendship; losing friends; grandparents; hardship; coming of age; bullying

Diversity Impact

direct

Big & Little Questions (According to Wren Jo Byrd)


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