DIVerse Families
 
Emily's Blue Period

Title

Emily's Blue Period

Authors

Cathleen Daly

Illustrator

Lisa Brown

Publisher

Roaring Book Press

Publication Year

2014

ISBN

9781596434691

Pages

56 pages

Genre

realism

Format

chapter book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

After her parents get divorced, Emily finds comfort in making and learning about art.

Grade Level

K-3

Lexile Measure

AD540L

Topic

Family Relationships; Divorce; divorced parents; children of divorced parents

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

divorced mother and father

Awards

Best Children's Books of the Year, 2015 Bank Street College of Education
Choices, 2015 Cooperative Children's Book Center
School Library Journal Book Review Stars, May, 2014 SLJ
Red Clover Award, 2015-2016
Nominee Vermont
Texas Bluebonnet Award, 2015-2016
Nominee Texas

Keywords

art; families; Pablo Picasso; painting; blue; sadness; acceptance; adjustment; emotional journey

Diversity Impact

direct

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