DIVerse Families
 
Two Mrs. Gibsons

Title

Two Mrs. Gibsons

Authors

Toyomi Igus

Illustrator

Daryl Wells

Publisher

Children's Book Press

Pages

32 pages

Publication Year

1996

ISBN

9780892391707

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Culture/Ethnicity; Interracial; Biracial; Kinship care; Bicultural; interracial marriage; mixed race; biracial child; grandparent raising grandchild; bicultural child

Annotation

The biracial daughter of an African American father and a Japanese mother fondly recalls growing up with her mother and her father's mother, two very different but equally loving women.

Grade Level

K-3

Family Formation

multi-generational

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

indirect

LGBTQ+

none

Race/Ethnicities

African American / Japanese

Awards

Adventuring with Books: A Booklist for PreK-Grade 6, 12th Edition, 1999; Kaleidoscope, A Multicultural Booklist for Grades K-8, Third Edition, 2001; Sharing Cultures: Asian American Children's Authors, 2001; Recommended Picture Books Featuring Interracial Families, 2011; The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection

Keywords

grandmothers; mothers; families; Japanese culture

Item Type

Fiction

Format

picturebook

Two Mrs. Gibsons

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