The Road to Paris
Inconsolable at being separated from her older brother, eight-year-old Paris is apprehensive about her new foster family but just as she learns to trust them, she faces a life-changing decision.
Family Relationships; Foster care; foster parents; foster child
Booklist Editors' Choice: Books for Youth, 2006
Booklist Top 10 Black History Books for Youth, 2007
Children's Catalog, Nineteenth Edition, Supplement, 2007
Middle and Junior High School Library Catalog, Supplement to Ninth Edition, 2007
New York Public Library's 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing, 2006
The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection
Coretta Scott King Book Award, 2007, Honor Book, Author
Judy Lopez Memorial Award for Children's Literature, 2007, Honor Book
brother; sister; anxiety; separation from family
Grimes, Nikki, "The Road to Paris" (2006). DIVerse Families. 798.