DIVerse Families
 
Gem

Title

Gem

Authors

Emma Kallok

Illustrator

Joel Bower

Publisher

Tricycle Press

Pages

32 pages

Publication Year

2004

ISBN

9781582460277

Genre

realism

Topic

Racial Diversity; Biracial; Interracial; interracial family; interracial marriage; biracial child

Annotation

Soon after her saxophone-playing neighbor composes a special song, a young girl's baby sister arrives and receives an appropriate name.

Grade Level

K-3

Family Formation

mother and father

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

Black / White

Keywords

saxophone; baby; infant

Item Type

Fiction

Format

picturebook

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