Drita, My Homegirl
Drita, My Homegirl
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Drita, My Homegirl

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8 - 11
Reading age
135
Page count
191
Words per page
630L
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Jun 1, 2008
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A poignant story about the difficulties of leaving everything behind and the friendships that help you get through it. Fleeing war-torn Kosovo, ten-year-old Drita and her family move to America with the dream of living a typical American life. But with this hope comes the struggle to adapt and fit in. How can Drita find her place at school and in her new neighborhood when she doesn’t speak any English? Meanwhile, Maxie and her group of fourth-grade friends are popular in their class, and make an effort to ignore Drita. So when their teacher puts Maxie and Drita together for a class project, things get off to a rocky start. But sometimes, when you least expect it, friendship can bloom and overcome even a vast cultural divide.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9780142409053
    Publication Date
    June 1, 2008
    Publisher
    Puffin Books
    Page Count
    135
    Words Per Page
    191
    Audience
    Juvenile Reader
    Reading Age
    8 - 11 years
    WorldCat Number (OCLC)
    183265691
    Lexile® Level
    630L
    Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
    ~O
    ATOS® Book Level
    3.9
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    4
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    105850
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level
    MG

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