DIVerse Families
 
One Green Apple

Title

One Green Apple

Authors

Eve Bunting

Illustrator

Ted Lewin

Publisher

Houghton Mifflin

Publication Year

2006

ISBN

9780618434770

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

While on a school field trip to an orchard to make cider, a young immigrant named Farah gains self-confidence when the green apple she picks perfectly complements the other students' red apples.

Grade Level

K-3

Lexile Measure

450L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Culture/Ethnicity; Language barrier; Immigrants and refugees; communication barrier; learning a new language; immigrant family; immigrant children

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

Asian (Arab)

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Arab American Book Award, 2007, Winner, Children's (Young Adult)
Charlotte Zolotow Award, 2007, Highly Commended
Best Children's Books of the Year, 2007 Ages 5 to 9
Booklist Book Review Stars, 2006
Booklist Top 10 Religion Books for Youth, 2006
Children's Catalog, Nineteenth Edition, 2006
Choices, 2007 Understanding Oneself And Others
Images of Community: Selected Books for Children and Young Adult, 2011 Reaching Out: Finding and Creating Community (Picture Books)
Reading to Understand: Children's Books to Use with Comprehension Strategies, 2010 Synthesizing
Teachers' Choices, 2007 Primary

Keywords

apples; new school; friendship; dogs; apple cider; new country; home country; Dupatta; apple trees; acceptance; wagon

Diversity Impact

direct

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