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Reading Level: 2-3 • Interest Level: 5-8

Taken Away

Author: Cyn Bermudez
Specs: 5 1/4” x 7 5/8” • 88 pp • “Meet the Characters” infographic, Excerpt from another book in series, Suggestions for further reading, About the Author, Spot illustrations, Hi-lo text
HC ed.: 978-1-5383-8230-1 • $24.55 | $18.45
eBook: 978-1-5383-8315-5 • $24.55 | $18.45
Pbk. ed.: 978-1-5383-8229-5 • $14.85 | $12.90
Victor, Isaac, Vanessa, and Sara have been taken away from their mother. They’ve been forced to leave behind their home, school, friends, and — worst of all — each other. Vanessa and Sara have been placed in the same foster home, but Victor and Isaac have been separated from their younger siblings and each other. As Victor and Isaac grapple with the many challenges of their new lives, they try to keep in touch through email. But will their messages be enough to get them through the hard times and keep them together?
“The series presents a realistic yet accessible look at a family encountering stressful circumstances. VERDICT: Written at a second and third grade reading level, Brothers is an unflinching exploration of a family navigating foster care.”
—School Library Journal (On Taken Away)

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About the Author:
Cyn Bermudez is a writer from Bakersfield, California. She attended college in Santa Barbara, California, where she studied physics, film, and creative writing. Her work can be found in anthologies such as Building Red: Mission Mars, The Best of Vine Leaves Literary Journal (2014), and more. Her fiction and poetry can also found in Middle Planet, Perihelion SF, Strangelet, Mirror Dance, and 805 Literary and Art Journal, among others. For more information about Cyn, visit her website at