DIVerse Families
 
Gem

Title

Gem

Authors

Emma Kallok

Illustrator

Joel Bower

Publisher

Tricycle Press

Publication Year

2004

ISBN

9781582460277

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Soon after her saxophone-playing neighbor composes a special song, a young girl's baby sister arrives and receives an appropriate name.

Grade Level

K-3

Topic

Racial Diversity; Biracial; Interracial; biracial child; interracial family; interracial marriage

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

Black / White

Family Formation

mother and father

Keywords

saxophone; baby; infant; pregnancy; neighbor; apartment; hospital; pancakes

Diversity Impact

indirect

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