DIVerse Families
 
Grandfather Counts

Title

Grandfather Counts

Illustrator

Andrea Cheng

Publisher

Lee & Low

Pages

32 pages

Publication Year

2004

ISBN

9781584300106

Genre

realism

Topic

Racial Diversity; Biracial; mixed race

Annotation

When her maternal grandfather comes from China, Helen, who is biracial, develops a special bond with him despite their age and language differences.

Grade Level

K-3

Family Formation

interracial family

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

indirect

Race/Ethnicities

Chinese / White

Awards

50 Multicultural Books Every Child Should Read,2006 Cooperative Children's Book Center; Kaleidoscope, A Multicultural Booklist for Grades K-8, Fourth Edition,2003 National Council of Teachers of English; Books Count! Number Fun for Children,2012 Cooperative Children s Book Center; Charlotte Award 2002, Society of School Librarians International Book Awards, 2001 Honor United States

Keywords

grandfathers; Chinese Americans; language; communication

Item Type

Fiction

Format

picturebook

Grandfather Counts

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