Title Profile & Character Information

Ellen Foster

Annotation
After the death of her mother, an eleven-year-old girl finds that life with her father is too dangerous and tries to find a new home.

Characters
NameFoster, Ellen
GenderFemale
OccupationStudent
TraitOrphan

GenreSouthern fiction
Coming of age
Literary
Fiction
TopicsDysfunctional families
Children of alcoholics
Orphans
Child abuse
Foster children
Foster care
SettingBackwoods