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All the Broken Pieces by Ann E. Burg
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it was amazing
bookshelves: middle-grade, poetry-and-verse

Stellar historical fiction verse novel - I'd say the sweet spot for this book is grades 5-7 but it's still appropriate for mature 4th graders. Set in the US post-Vietnam War, it is narrated by a Vietnamese boy who was sent to the US by his Vietnamese mother after his American father left. It's a story about fitting in, adoption, baseball and the difficulty of soldiers returning to the US after the war. Due to the structure, this is one I will be handing to SO MANY of my middle school boys who are wanting shorter sports books. I'll also be adding it to my 6th grade lit circle list.
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Reading Progress

March 13, 2019 – Started Reading
March 13, 2019 – Shelved
March 13, 2019 – Shelved as: middle-grade
March 13, 2019 – Shelved as: poetry-and-verse
March 18, 2019 – Finished Reading

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