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Stellaluna

Title

Stellaluna

Authors

Janell Cannon

Illustrator

Janell Cannon

Publisher

Harcourt Brace Jovanovich

Pages

48 pages

Publication Year

2007

ISBN

9780152015404

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationship; Foster care; foster home; foster siblings; foster parents; foster child

Annotation

After she falls headfirst into a bird's nest, a baby bat is raised like a bird until she is reunited with her mother.

Grade Level

PK-1

Family Formation

foster mother

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

indirect

LGBTQ+

none

Race/Ethnicities

bats / birds

Awards

A Few Good Books, 1993; Children's Catalog, Eighteenth Edition, 2001; Children's Catalog, Nineteenth Edition, 2006; Kirkus Book Review Stars, 1993; Young Hoosier Book Award, 1995, Nominee; Nevada Young Readers' Award, 1996, Nominee; Keystone to Reading Book Award, 1995, Winner; ABC Children's Booksellers Choices Award, 1994, Winner, Picture Book; California Young Reader Medal, 1996, Winner, Primary; Delaware Diamonds, 1996, Winner; Golden Sower Award, 1996, Honor, Primary; Indies Choice Book Award, 2014, Winner, Picture Book; Indies Choice Picture Book Hall of Fame, 2009, Finalist; Buckaroo Book Award, 1999, Winner; SMART Book Award, 2002, Nominee; SMART Book Award, 2005, Nominee; Indies Choice Picture Book Hall of Fame, 2014, Winner, Picture Book; American Booksellers Book Sense Book of the Year (ABBY) Award, 1994, Winner; Grammy Award, 1997, Winner, Best Spoken Word Album For Children; Grammy Award, 1997, Winner, Best Spoken Album for Children; Storytelling World Resource Award, 1997, Winner, Storytelling Recordings

Keywords

bats; birds; friendship

Item Type

Fiction

Format

picturebook

Stellaluna

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