Ellen Foster Summary
Kaye Gibbons

Everything you need to understand or teach Ellen Foster by Kaye Gibbons.

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  • 30 Ellen Foster Lessons
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  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
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Ellen Foster Summary

When Kaye Gibbons published Ellen Foster in 1987, the novel-her first-met with an enthusiastic audience. Critics admired Gibbons's skillful creation of Ellen's narrative voice, acknowledging its accuracy in representing a child's point of view. Gibbons won two literary awards for Ellen Foster, the Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction and a citation from the Ernest Hemingway Foundation. While some readers criticized the events of the novel as being melodramatic, others asserted that Ellen's wisdom, resilience...

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