DIVerse Families
 
A Place in My Heart

Title

A Place in My Heart

Illustrator

Alison Relyea

Publisher

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Publication Year

2014

ISBN

9781849057714

Pages

36 pages

Genre

animal realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Charlie, a chipmunk adopted by a family of squirrels, begins to wonder about his birthparents but is afraid that asking questions will upset his family.

Grade Level

PK-1

Topic

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Adoption; Interracial; adoptive family; adopted child; adoptive parents; birth parents; interracial adoption

Main Character

male chipmunk

Race/Ethnicities

Chipmunk / Squirrel

Family Formation

adoptive mother and father

Keywords

family life; chipmunk; squirrels; questions; supportive family

Diversity Impact

direct

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