DIVerse Families
 
Pecan Pie Baby

Title

Pecan Pie Baby

Illustrator

Sophie Blackall

Publisher

Puffin Books

Pages

32 pages

Publication Year

2013

ISBN

9780147511287

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Single parent; single mother

Annotation

When Mama's pregnancy draws attention away from Gia, she worries that the special bond they share will disappear forever once the baby is born

Grade Level

K-3

Family Formation

single mother

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

indirect

Race/Ethnicities

African American

Awards

100 Magnificent Childrens Books, 2010 20 Years of Dia, 2016 50 Books about Family, 2011 50 Multicultural Books Every Child Should Know, 2015 Best Children's Books of the Year, 2011 Choices, 2011 Coping with Change: Selected Books for Children, 2012 Distinguished Books, 2011 Feeling Hungry? Satisfying Books about Food for Children, 2012 Kirkus Best Children's Books, 2010 New York Public Library's 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing, 2010 Notable Children's Books, 2011 NYPL Children's Books 2012, 2012 Recommended Picture Books Featuring Interracial Families, 2011 Arkansas Diamond Primary Book Award, 2012-2013; Nominee Georgia Children's Book Award, 2012-2013; Nominee Read On Wisconsin, 2011-2012; Nominee Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Excellence in Children's Literature, 2011, Honor Book, Picture Book Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Award, 2009, Gold, Preschoolers Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Award, 2010, Gold, Book

Keywords

pregnancy; mother and child; family; jealousy; babies; infants

Item Type

Fiction

Format

picturebook

Pecan Pie Baby

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