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Papa's Backpack

Title

Papa's Backpack

Illustrator

James Christopher Caroll

Publisher

Sleeping Bear Press

Pages

32 pages

Publication Year

2015

ISBN

9781585366132

Genre

juvenile fiction

Topic

Family Relationships; Military families; father in the military

Annotation

Illustrations and rhyming text portray a bear cub who understands that because Papa is a soldier, he sometimes must go, but imagines what it would be like to stay near by riding in Papa's backpack.

Grade Level

K-3

Family Formation

father

Main Character

cub

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

bears

Awards

Kirkus Book Award, 2015, Nominee, Young Reader

Keywords

soilders; bears; service; war

Item Type

Fiction

Format

picturebook/stories in rhyme

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