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Bonjour, Lonnie

Title

Bonjour, Lonnie

Authors

Faith Ringgold

Illustrator

Faith Ringgold

Publisher

Hyperion

Publication Year

1996

ISBN

9780786820627

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

An African-American Jewish boy traces his ancestry with the help of the Love Bird of Paris.

Grade Level

K-3, 3-5

Lexile Measure

590L

Topic

Racial Diversity; Biracial; biracial child

Main Character

male child

Race/Ethnicities

African American / White

Family Formation

none

Awards

Publishers Weekly Book Review Stars, September,1996.

Keywords

orphan; birds; Judaism; Jewish; Paris, France; families; heritage; African American history; spirits; French

Diversity Impact

direct

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