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Monicka's Papa is Tall

Title

Monicka's Papa is Tall

Authors

Heather Jopling

Illustrator

Allyson Demoe

Publisher

Nickname Press

Publication Year

2010

ISBN

9780978073916

Pages

22 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picturebook

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Monicka's Papa and Daddy are different in many ways. See how their family puzzle fits together! This comparative book of opposites highlights the differences between Monicka's Papa and Daddy while using a puzzle motif to create a picture of families in the new millennium.

Grade Level

PK-1

Topic

Racial Diversity; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Interracial; Homosexuality; interracial family; interracial marriage; interracial relationship; gay; gay fathers; two fathers

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

Hispanic / White

Family Formation

two fathers

LGBTQ+

male/male

Awards

Rainbow List, 2008 Beginning Readers

Keywords

comparisons; differences between two parents; family; love

Diversity Impact

indirect

Monicka's Papa is Tall


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