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Allison

Title

Allison

Authors

Allen Say

Publisher

Houghton Mifflin Company

Pages

32 pages

Publication Year

1997

ISBN

9780395858950

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Adoption; adoptive parents; adopted child; interracial adoption

WorldCat Annotation

When Allison realizes that she looks more like her favorite doll than like her parents, she comes to terms with this unwelcomed discovery through the help of a stray cat.

Age Range

K-3

Family Formation

mother and father

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

Chinese / White

Awards

Adventuring with Books: A Booklist for PreK-Grade 6, 12th Edition, 1999 National Council of Teachers of English, Booklist Book Review Stars, December 15,1997 American Library Association, Children's Catalog, Eighteenth Edition,2001 H.W. Wilson, Children's Catalog, Nineteenth Edition,2006 H.W. Wilson, Kaleidoscope, A Multicultural Booklist for Grades K-8, Third Edition,2001 National Council of Teachers of English, Publishers Weekly Book Review Stars, August,1997 Cahners.

Keywords

cats; dolls

Item Type

Fiction