The true colors of Caitlynne Jackson

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Publisher:
Delacorte,
Pub. Date:
1997.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: MG - BL: 3.5 - AR Pts: 4
Lexile measure:
550L
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Caity and her sister Kara get along pretty well, considering their home life. By sticking together and staying out of their mother's way, they manage to make it to school on time, get meals together, and protect one another from their mother's terrifying and seemingly random verbal and physical attacks. A few sympathetic friends, like Brandon from next door, make a big difference. But when their mother storms out of the house with a suitcase and doesn't come back, they have to face a new reality--they can't cope entirely on their own for long. Yet, as Caity comes to realize, there is a lot they can do to take control of their future. This sensitively written novel deals frankly with parental abuse, but is ultimately about the resilience and resourcefulness of young people who beat the odds.
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ISBN:
9780385322492
9780440412359
Reading Level:
MG
Level 3.5, 4 Points
Lexile measure:
550L
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Grouping Title true colors of caitlynne jackson
Grouping Author williams carol lynch
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subject_facet Abandoned children -- Fiction, Child abuse. -- Fiction, Mothers and daughters. -- Fiction, Sisters -- Fiction
title_display The true colors of Caitlynne Jackson
title_full The true colors of Caitlynne Jackson / Carol Lynch Williams
title_short The true colors of Caitlynne Jackson
topic_facet Abandoned children, Child abuse, Fiction, Mothers and daughters, Sisters