Remember Me
OR

 
Pictures of Hollis Woods
ILLUSTRATOR
 
SERIES
 
AGE
Children's - Grade 4-6, Age 9-11 
READABILITY
4.4 
PAGES
166 p. ; 
KEYWORDS
 
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Paperback
ISBN 9780440415787
Publisher Summary
A troublesome twelve-year-old orphan, staying with an elderly artist who needs her, remembers the only other time she was happy in a foster home, with a family that truly seemed to care about her.

This Newbery Honor book about a girl who has never known family fighting for her first true home “will leave readers . . . satisfied” (Kirkus Reviews).

 

Hollis Woods

is the place where a baby was abandoned

is the baby’s name

is an artist

is now a twelve-year-old girl

who’s been in so many foster homes she can hardly remember them all.

When Hollis is sent to Josie, an elderly artist who is quirky and affectionate, she wants to stay. But Josie is growing more forgetful every day. If Social Services finds out, they’ll take Hollis away and move Josie into a home. Well, Hollis Woods won’t let anyone separate them. She’s escaped the system before; this time, she’s taking Josie with her. Still, even as she plans her future with Josie, Hollis dreams of the past summer with the Regans, fixing each special moment of her days with them in pictures she’ll never forget.

Patricia Reilly Giff captures the yearning for a place to belong in this warmhearted story, which stresses the importance of artistic vision, creativity, and above all, family.
 
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