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Children's Fiction Orphans & Foster Homes

Connecting Dots

by (author) Sharon Jennings

Publisher
Second Story Press
Initial publish date
Mar 2015
Category
Orphans & Foster Homes, Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance, Friendship
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9781927583678
    Publish Date
    Mar 2015
    List Price
    $6.99
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781927583623
    Publish Date
    Mar 2015
    List Price
    $9.95

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 5 to 7
  • Reading age: 8 to 12

Description

After years of being passed around to various relatives, Cassandra Jovanovich has found a home where she feels she belongs. All she wants to do is forget her past and pursue her dream of becoming an actress. But her new friend, Leanna Mets, "the most annoying person she has ever met," wants to know how Cassandra became an orphan, and encourages her to write her story. Cassandra’s memories reveal how the death of her grandmother and the cruelty of the other adults in her life turned her into the distrustful, secretive twelve-year-old she is. But with friendship and the courage to continue her dream of acting, Cassandra might find a way to connect the dots in her life back together.

About the author

Sharon Jennings has been published for 27 years. She is the author of over 70 books for young people – board books, picture books, reluctant reads, novels – many of which have been nominated for numerous awards and even won a few! Her middle grade novel Home Free was nominated for the Governor General’s Literary Award, The Silver Birch Award, and the TD Award. Her latest books are Connecting Dots, a completely true work of fiction about a girl’s terrible, horrible life, and The Warning, a completely true collection of stories about the supernatural. Sharon is very involved with her community, serving as a Board Member of The Canadian Children’s Book Centre, and is a three term President of The Canadian Society of Children’s Authors, Illustrators and Performers (CANSCAIP).

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