Getting Near to Baby
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Source:Putnam, New York, p.211 (1999)
Call Number:Cubb Curr PS3553 .O82 G48 1999
Keywords:American Library Association Notable Children's Bk 2000, Aunts--Fiction, Death--Fiction, Grief--Fiction, Newbery Honors 2000, School Library Journal Best Books 1999, Sisters--Fiction
Summary: Although thirteen-year-old Willa Jo and her Aunt Patty seem to be constantly at odds, staying with her and Uncle Hob helps Willa Jo and her younger sister come to terms with the death of their family's baby.
Lexile Measure 740; ages 10-15; book level 5.1; realistic fiction