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Brendan Buckley's Sixth-Grade Experiment

Title

Brendan Buckley's Sixth-Grade Experiment

Publisher

Delacorte Press

Publication Year

2012

ISBN

9780375989490

Pages

280 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

As biracial Brendan Buckley enters middle school, he deals with issues with his African American father, a new girl at school, and his changing friendship with his best friend.

Grade Level

6-8

Lexile Measure

680L

Topic

Racial Diversity; Biracial; Interracial; biracial child; interracial marriage; interracial family; interracial parents

Main Character

male child

Race/Ethnicities

African American / White

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Massachusetts Children's Book Award, 2014-2015
Master list Massachusetts

Keywords

fathers and sons; middle school; science; science experiment; loss of a pet; boy and girl relationship

Diversity Impact

indirect

Brendan Buckley's Sixth-Grade Experiment

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