DIVerse Families
 
Absolutely Almost

Title

Absolutely Almost

Authors

Lisa Graff

Publisher

Philomel Books, an imprint of Penguin Group

Pages

288 pages

Publication Year

2014

ISBN

9780399164057

Genre

realism

Topic

Racial Diversity; Biracial; Interracial; biracial child; interracial marriage

WorldCat Annotation

Ten-year-old Albie has never been the smartest, tallest, best at gym, greatest artist, or most musical in his class, as his parents keep reminding him, but new nanny Calista helps him uncover his strengths and take pride in himself.

Age Range

3-5, 6-8

Family Formation

mother and father

Main Character

boy

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

Korean / Swiss / biracial

Awards

Charlotte Huck for Outstanding Fiction for Children, 2015 Honor, Goodreads Choices Award, 2014 Nominee

Keywords

ability; babysitters; boys; families; family life; racially mixed people; self esteem

Item Type

Fiction