DIVerse Families
 
Family

Title

Family

Authors

Isabell Monk

Illustrator

Janice Lee Porter

Publisher

Carolrhoda Books

Publication Year

2001

ISBN

9781575054858

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Hope's new and unusual dessert blends well with the traditional dishes prepared by her cousins and Aunt Poogee at their annual summer get-together.

Grade Level

PK-1

Lexile Measure

AD600L

Topic

Racial Diversity; Culture/Ethnicity; Biracial; Interracial; Bicultural; biracial child; interracial family; interracial parents; bicultural child

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

African American / White

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Kaleidoscope, A Multicultural Booklist for Grades K-8, Fourth Edition, 2003 National Council of Teachers of English
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2002 National Council for the Social Studies NCSS
Parents' Choice Award, 2001

Keywords

extended family; aunts and uncles; cousins; food; cooking; trumpet; music; summer vacation; family dinner

Diversity Impact

indirect

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