DIVerse Families
 
The Other Side

Title

The Other Side

Illustrator

E.B. Lewis

Publisher

Putnam's

Pages

32 pages

Publication Year

2001

ISBN

9780399231162

Genre

historical

Topic

Racial Diversity; Race discrimination; Interracial; racism; prejudice; segregation; interracial friendship

Annotation

Two girls, one white and one black, gradually get to know each other as they sit on the fence that divides their town.

Grade Level

K-3

Family Formation

mother

Main Character

girls

Diversity Impact

indirect

LGBTQ+

none

Race/Ethnicities

Black / White

Awards

Adventuring with Books: A Booklist for PreK-Grade 6, 13th Edition, 2002; Adventuring with Books: A Booklist for PreK-Grade 6, 13th Edition, 2002; Amelia Bloomer List, 2002; Booklist Editors' Choice: Books for Youth, 2001; Children's Books of Distinction, 2002; Children's Catalog, Eighteenth Edition, Supplement, 2002; Children's Catalog, Nineteenth Edition, 2006; Kaleidoscope, A Multicultural Booklist for Grades K-8, Fourth Edition, 2003; Lasting Connections, 2001; Notable Children's Books in the Language Arts, 2002; Notable Children's Books, 2002; Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2002; School Library Journal Best Books, 2001; Special Interest Group of the International Reading Association, 2002; Teachers' Choices, 2002; The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection; Cuffies: Children's Booksellers Choose Their Favorite (and not-so-favorite) Books of the Year, 2001, Honorable Mention, Best Treatment of a Social Issue; Louisiana Young Readers' Choice Award, 2004, Honor Book, Grades 3-5; Mitten Award, 2001, Honor Book; NAIBA Book of the Year Award, 2001, Winner; Parents' Choice Award, 2001, Approved, Picture Book; Reading Magic Award, 2001, Winner; Storytelling World Resource Award, 2002, Winner, Stories for Young Listeners; Time of Wonder Children's Book Award, 2002, Winner

Keywords

fence; rain; friendship; jumping rope

Item Type

Fiction

Format

picturebook

The Other Side

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