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It's Test Day, Tiger Turcotte

Title

It's Test Day, Tiger Turcotte

Illustrator

Amy Wummer

Publisher

Carolrhoda Books

Pages

72 pages

Publication Year

2004

ISBN

9781575056708

Genre

realism

Topic

Racial Diversity; Multiracial; Interracial; multiracial child; interracial parents

Annotation

Already so worried about the big second grade test that his stomach is upset, seven-year-old Tiger Turcotte, whose parents are Black, Meherrin Indian, and Hispanic, gets stuck on the question about race.

Grade Level

3-5

Family Formation

mother and father

Main Character

boy

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

Black / Latina / Native American

Awards

28 Days Later,2012 The Brown Bookshelf; Best Children's Books of the Year,2004 Bank Street College of Education; Children's Choices,2005 International Reading Association; Delaware Diamonds, 2006-2007; Nominee Delaware

Keywords

race awareness; school; test; tigers

Item Type

Fiction

Format

chapter book

It's Test Day, Tiger Turcotte

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