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Mama's Way

Title

Mama's Way

Authors

Helen Ketteman

Illustrator

Mary Whyte

Publisher

Dial

Publication Year

2001

ISBN

9780803724136

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picturebook

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Wynona longs for a beautiful new dress to wear to her graduation from sixth grade, even though she knows that her mama cannot afford to buy one for her.

Grade Level

PK-1; K-3

Topic

Family Relationships; Poverty; Single parent; financial hardship; poor; living in poverty; single mother

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

single mother

Keywords

clothing and dress; mothers and daughters; seamstress; hand-me-downs; broken wrist; medical bill

Diversity Impact

direct

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