DIVerse Families
 
Jubilee

Title

Jubilee

Publisher

Wendy Lamb Books

Publication Year

2016

ISBN

9780385744874

Pages

149 pages

Genre

realism

Format

chapter book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Judith stopped talking long ago when Mom left her in the care of beloved Aunt Cora. Going back into a regular fifth-grade classroom won't be easy, but she has her Dog and new friend who will help her through.

Grade Level

6-8

Topic

Family Relationships; Single parent; Legal guardianship; single aunt; children living with relatives; aunt raising niece

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

aunt

LGBTQ+

none

Awards

Children's Choices, 2017
Cybils Awards, 2016, Nominee, Middle Grade Fiction

Keywords

dogs; friendships; islands; mother; daughter; school

Diversity Impact

direct

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