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Tadpole

Guided Reading Level: 

V
Tadpole

Publication Type:

Book

Authors:

White,Ruth

Source:

Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Volume 1st, New York, p.198 (2003)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr PS3573 .H474763 T33 2003

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/6721465

Keywords:

Child abuse--Fiction, Cousins--Fiction, Family life--Kentucky--Fiction, Kentucky--History--20th century--Fiction, Orphans--Fiction

Abstract:

Summary: In rural Kentucky in 1955, Serilda Collins, single mother of four lively girls, discovers that her orphaned nephew is being subjected to brutality.

Notes:

Lexile measure 760; Ages 8-12; Grade level 5.5; Historical fiction