DIVerse Families
 
The Favorite Daughter

Title

The Favorite Daughter

Authors

Allen Say

Illustrator

Allen Say

Publisher

Arthur A. Levine Books

Pages

32 pages

Publication Year

2013

ISBN

9780545176620

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Single parent; Biracial; single father; mixed race; biracial child

Annotation

Yuriko, teased at school for her unusual name and Japanese ancestry, yearns to be more ordinary until her father reminds her of how special she is.

Grade Level

K-3

Family Formation

single father

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

indirect

LGBTQ+

none

Race/Ethnicities

Japanese

Awards

Building STEAM with Dia, 2014; Building STEAM with Dia, 2015; Distinguished Books, 2013; Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2014; Arkansas Diamond Primary Book Award, 2015-2016, Nominee; Arkansas Diamond Primary Book Award, 2015-2016, Nominee; The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection; Eloise Jarvis McGraw Award for Children's Literature, 2014, Nominee

Keywords

Japanese Americans; San Francisco; fathers and daughters; teasing; schools; artists

Item Type

Fiction

Format

picturebook

The Favorite Daughter

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