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Why Am I Different?

Title

Why Am I Different?

Authors

Norma Simon

Illustrator

Dora Leder

Publisher

Albert Whitman & Company

Pages

32 pages

Publication Year

1993

ISBN

9780807590768

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Adoption; Interracial; adopted child; interracial family

Annotation

Portrays everyday situations in which children see themselves as "different" in family life, preferences, and aptitudes, and yet feel that being different is all right.

Grade Level

PK-1, K-3

Family Formation

multiple

Main Character

none

Diversity Impact

direct

LGBTQ+

none

Race/Ethnicities

multiple

Awards

The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection

Keywords

family life; differences; individuality

Item Type

Fiction

Format

picturebook

Why Am I Different?

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