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Remembering Mrs. Rossi
Contributor(s): Hest, Amy (Author), Maione, Heather (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 0763621633     ISBN-13: 9780763621636
Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)
OUR PRICE: $12.74  

Binding Type: Hardcover - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: February 2007
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Annotation: When Mrs. Rossi suddenly dies, she leaves not only her eight-year-old daughter Annie, but also a class full of students who pour out their hearts in a scrapbook for Annie. With tenderness and humor, Hest reveals the struggles of a father and daughter as they forge a new life together. Illustrations.
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Social Themes - Death, Grief, Bereavement
- Juvenile Fiction | Family - General (see Also Headings Under Social Themes)
Dewey: FIC
LCCN: 2006041649
Age Level: 7-9
Grade Level: 2-4
Lexile Measure: 670(Not Available)
Physical Information: 0.75" H x 6.22" W x 8.2" (0.81 lbs) 143 pages
Themes:
- Topical - Death/Dying
- Topical - Family
- Geographic Orientation - New York
- Locality - New York, N.Y.
- Cultural Region - Mid-Atlantic
- Cultural Region - Northeast U.S.
Features: Dust Cover, Ikids, Illustrated, Price on Product, Price on Product - Canadian, Table of Contents
Awards: Flicker Tale Children's Book Award, Nominee, Intermediate, 2009
Review Citations: Kirkus Review - Children 12/15/2006 pg. 1269
Booklist 01/01/2007 pg. 102
Publishers Weekly 02/12/2007 pg. 86
School Library Journal 03/01/2007 pg. 173
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 03/01/2007 pg. 294 - Book Of Special Distinction
Horn Book Magazine 05/01/2007 pg. 283
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2007 pg. 344 - Superior,Well Above Average
Christian Century 12/11/2008 pg. 26
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 112190
Reading Level: 4.0   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 3.0
 
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Publisher Description:
Mementos from her mother's students help a young girl to grieve in a middle-grade novel by award-winning author Amy Hest.
Eight-year-old Annie lives in a sunny apartment in Manhattan with her father, Professor Rossi. Life would be pretty good if only Annie didn't so achingly miss her mother. When Mrs. Rossi died suddenly, she left not only Annie but also a classfull of students -- who pour out their hearts in a scrapbook Annie will treasure forever. With tenderness and humor, Amy Hest reveals the struggles of a father and daughter as they forge a new life together.
 
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