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Papa's Backpack

Title

Papa's Backpack

Illustrator

James Christopher Caroll

Publisher

Sleeping Bear Press

Publication Year

2015

ISBN

9781585366132

Pages

32 pages

Genre

animal realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Illustrations and rhyming text portray a bear cub who understands that because Papa is a soldier, he sometimes must go, but imagines what it would be like to stay near by riding in Papa's backpack.

Grade Level

K-3

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Military families; father in the military

Main Character

cub

Race/Ethnicities

bears

Family Formation

father

Awards

Kirkus Book Award, 2015, Nominee, Young Reader

Keywords

soilders; bears; service; war

Diversity Impact

direct

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