The Other Side

By Jacqueline Woodson

Reading Level: Late Elementary School, Middle School
Genre: Fiction
Publisher: Putnam Publishing Group 2001

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Two young girls form a friendship despite racial barriers.

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Caldecott Medal

Most distinguished American picture book for children (annually).

Coretta Scott King Award

Distinguished books by authors and illustrators of African descent which promote an understanding and appreciation of the American dream (annually).

Golden Kite Award

Outstanding examples of text, illustration, fiction and nonfiction (four awards annually).

Newbery Medal

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Scott O'Dell Historical Fiction Award

Outstanding work of historical fiction published by a U.S. publisher set in the New World.