Pictures of Hollis Woods

Title

Pictures of Hollis Woods

Publisher

Wendy Lamb Books

Publication Year

2002

ISBN

9780385326551

Pages

166 pages

Genre

realism

Format

chapter book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

A troublesome twelve-year-old orphan, staying with an elderly artist who needs her, remembers the only other time she was happy in a foster home, with a family that truly seemed to care about her.

Grade Level

3-5

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Foster care; foster families; orphan; foster home care

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

foster families

Awards

John Newbery Medal, 2003, Honor Book
Christopher Award, 2003, Winner

Keywords

family; old age; artists; New York

Diversity Impact

direct

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