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Journey

Title

Journey

Illustrator

Barry Moser

Publisher

Delacorte Press

Publication Year

1991

ISBN

9780440408093

Pages

83 pages

Genre

realism

Format

chapter book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Left by their mother with their grandparents, two children feel as if their past has been erased until Grandfather finds a way to restore it to them.

Grade Level

3-5; 6-8

Topic

Family Relationships; Kinship care; grandparents raising grandchildren

Main Character

boy

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

multi-generational

Awards

Books to Read Aloud to Children of All Ages, 2003
Children's Catalog, Eighteenth Edition, 2001
Kirkus Book Review Stars, 1991
Middle And Junior High School Library Catalog, Eighth Edition, 2000
Notable Children's Books, 1992
School Library Journal Best Books, 1991
YALSA Best Books for Youth, 1992
Children's Catalog, Nineteenth Edition, 2006
Middle and Junior High School Library Catalog, Ninth Edition, 2005
Read Alouds Too-Good-To-Miss, 1992
Read Alouds Too-Good-To-Miss, 1998
Nene Award, 1993
Nominee
Nene Award, 1994
Nominee
Pennsylvania Young Readers' Choice Award, 1994-1995
Nominee
Texas Bluebonnet Award, 1993-1994
Master List
The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection

Children's Booksellers Choices Award, 1992, Winner, Middle Grade Fiction
Judy Lopez Memorial Award for Children's Literature, 1992, Honor Book

Keywords

family life; grandparents; cat; photographs; abandonment

Diversity Impact

direct

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