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Newbery Honor medalist Ann M. Martin explores the fragile bonds of family and once again proves to be one of our strongest literary voices. "In 1963, Ellie's mother, Doris Day Dingman, was crowned the Bosetti Beauty at Mr. Bosetti's supermarket, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated, and the Dingmans began to fall apart." So begins 11-yr-old Eleanor Roosevelt Dingman's story. Ellie, who is about to start 6th grade in the small town of Spectacle, NY, is the oldest child in her off-center family. Her father works construction jobs, while her mother, Doris, has only one dream - to become a rich and famous actress. But when that dream leads to Doris's abandonment of the family, it is Ellie who is called upon to take charge
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display_description In 1963, when her flamboyant mother abandons the family to pursue her dream of becoming an actress, eleven-year-old Ellie Dingman takes charge of her younger siblings, while also trying to deal with her outcast status in school and frightening acts of prejudice toward the "misfits" that live on her street.
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subject_facet Families -- New York (State) -- Juvenile fiction, Family life -- New York (State) -- Fiction, Identity (Psychology) -- Juvenile fiction, Identity -- Fiction, Mothers -- Juvenile fiction, Mothers. -- Fiction, Neighborhood. -- Fiction, Neighborhoods -- Juvenile fiction, New York (State) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction, New York (State) -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction, Prejudices -- Fiction, Prejudices -- Juvenile fiction, Schools -- Fiction, Schools -- Juvenile fiction
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topic_facet Families, Family life, History, Identity, Identity (Psychology), Juvenile Fiction, Juvenile Literature, Mothers, Neighborhood, Neighborhoods, Prejudices, Schools