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Freddie Ramos Takes Off

Title

Freddie Ramos Takes Off

Illustrator

Miguel Benitez

Publisher

Albert Whiteman & Company

Publication Year

2010

ISBN

9780807594797

Pages

77 pages

Genre

fantasy

Format

chapter book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Freddie finds a mysterious package outside his apartment containing sneakers that allow him to run faster than a train, and inspire him to perform heroic deeds.

Grade Level

K-3

Topic

Family Relationships; Family member death; death of a father; death of a grandparent; death of a grandmother

Main Character

boy

Race/Ethnicities

Hispanic American

Family Formation

single mother

Awards

Best Children's Books of the Year, 2011
Cybils Awards, 2010, Winner

Keywords

military family; loss; shoes; superhero speed; neighbors

Diversity Impact

indirect

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