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Kinda Like Brothers

Title

Kinda Like Brothers

Authors

Coe Booth

Publisher

Scholastic Press

Publication Year

2014

ISBN

9780545224970

Pages

256 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

When his mother takes in a twelve-year-old foster boy, Jarrett is forced to share his room and his friends with the new boy.

Grade Level

3-5

Lexile Measure

660L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Foster Care; Single parent; foster home care; foster baby; foster child; foster siblings; foster mother; single mother

Main Character

male child

Race/Ethnicities

Black (African American)

Family Formation

single mother

Awards

Best Children's Books of the Year, 2015 Choices, 2015 Notable Children's Books, 2015 Grand Canyon Reader Award, 2017
Nominee Sasquatch Reading Award, 2017
Nominee

Keywords

mothers and sons; sharing rooms; basketball; patience; secrets; friendship; step team

Diversity Impact

direct

Kinda Like Brothers


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