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The color thief: a family's story of depression

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Albert Whitman & Company,
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A child recounts his experience of losing his father to depression in this poignant and beautifully illustrated picture book. The boy's father disappears into a world without color. As the father seeks help, color begins to reappear and with it hope. An ideal book for parents and caregivers to share with children to help them make sense of the devastating effects that depression can cause.
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Level 2.6, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 510L
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Grouping Title color thief a familys story of depression
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Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-08-05 23:11:44PM
Last Indexed 2019-11-18 02:37:59AM

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subject_facet Depression, Mental -- Juvenile fiction
Fathers and sons -- Juvenile fiction
title_display The color thief : a family's story of depression
title_full The color thief : a family's story of depression / written by Andrew Fusek Peters & Polly Peters ; illustrated by Karin Littlewood
title_short The color thief :
title_sub a family's story of depression
topic_facet Depression, Mental
Fathers and sons