DIVerse Families
 
Our Gracie Aunt

Title

Our Gracie Aunt

Illustrator

Jon J. Muth

Publisher

Hyperion Books for Children

Pages

32 pages

Publication Year

2002

ISBN

9780786806201

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Kinship care; Legal guardianship; aunt raising niece; aunt raising nephew

Annotation

When a brother and sister are taken to stay with their mother's sister because their mother neglects them, they wonder if they will see their mother again.

Grade Level

K-3

Family Formation

mother and aunt

Main Character

boy and girl

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

African American

Awards

Best Children's Books of the Year, 2003; Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2003; Teachers' Choices, 2003; The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection

Keywords

social worker; love; safety

Item Type

Fiction

Format

picturebook

Our Gracie Aunt

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