I, Emma Freke by Elizabeth Atkinson
I, Emma Freke by Elizabeth Atkinson is about a girl who was given what she believes to be an unfortunate name Emma Freke a.k.a. Am A Freak. She is in 6th grade, super tall and has bright red hair. Not to mention that she is not like other kids. She has 1, only 1, best friend (Penelope) and her mom doesn't seem to care much about being a mom. Emma feels out of place and lonely in her home town and can't imagine how her life could get any more boring. Penelope and Emma finally decide that the only reason Emma is so different from her family is that she is adopted. But, when Emma asks her mom if it is true, her whole world begins to change and Emma is not sure if she can handle that.
**I, Emma Freke by Elizabeth Atkinson is a 2014 Rebecca Caudill Award Nominee.**