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The Misadventures of the Family Fletcher

Title

The Misadventures of the Family Fletcher

Publisher

Delacorte Press

Publication Year

2014

ISBN

9780385376525

Pages

260 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Relates the adventures of a family with two fathers, four adopted boys, and a variety of pets as they make their way through a school year, Kindergarten through sixth grade, and deal with a grumpy new neighbor.

Grade Level

3-5

Topic

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Adoption; Homosexuality; Biracial; same sex parents; biracial child; adopted child

Main Character

multiple

Race/Ethnicities

multiple

Family Formation

two fathers

LGBTQ+

male/male

Awards

Best Children's Books of the Year,2015 Bank Street College of Education
Choices,2015 Cooperative Children's Book Center
Kirkus Book Review Stars, June 1,2014
Notable Children's Recordings,2015 ALSC
School Library Journal Book Review Stars, June,2014 SLJ
Maine Student Book Award, 2015-2016
Nominee Maine

Keywords

family life; brothers; soccer; food; phone; family

Diversity Impact

direct

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