DIVerse Families
 
Kimchi & Calamari

Title

Kimchi & Calamari

Authors

Rose Kent

Publisher

Harper

Pages

220 pages

Publication Year

2010

ISBN

9780060837716

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Adoption; interracial adoption

Annotation

Teenaged Joseph Calderaro, who was adopted from Korea by Italian parents, begins to make important self-discoveries about race and family after his social studies teacher assigns an essay on cultural heritage and tracing the past.

Grade Level

3-5, 6-8

Family Formation

adoption

Main Character

boy

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

Korean and Italian

Awards

Best Children's Books of the Year,2008 Bank Street College of Education; Choices,2008 Cooperative Children's Book Center; Middle and Junior High School Library Catalog, Supplement to Ninth Edition,2007 H.W. Wilson Company; 50 Books about Family,2011 Cooperative Children s Book Center; Charlotte Award, 2010; Nominee New York; Louisiana Young Readers' Choice Award, 2010; Nominee Louisiana; Rebecca Caudill Young Readers' Book Award, 2010; Nominee Illinois; Sunshine State Young Reader's Award, 2008-2009; Nominee Florida; Read On Wisconsin, 2013-2014; Nominee Wisconsin

Keywords

Korean Americans; families

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

Kimchi & Calamari

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