DIVerse Families
 
Gracias/Thanks

Title

Gracias/Thanks

Authors

Pat Mora

Illustrator

John Parra

Publisher

Lee & Low Books

Publication Year

2009

ISBN

9781600602580

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

A young multiracial boy celebrates family, friendship, and fun by telling about some of the everyday things for which he is thankful.

Grade Level

K-3

Lexile Measure

AD620L

Topic

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

Main Character

male child

Race/Ethnicities

Hispanic American / White

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Gelett Burgess Children's Book Awards, 2011, Book of the Year
Golden Kite Award, 2010, Winner, Picture Book Illustration
Pura Belpre Award, 2010, Honor Book, Illustrator
50 Bilingual and Spanish/English Integrated Books, 2011 Picture Book
Booklist Book Review Stars, 2009
Choices, 2010 Picture Books for Babies, Toddlers, and Preschooler
Kirkus Book Review Stars, 2009
Notable Children's Books, 2010 Younger Reader

Keywords

gratitude; beach; playing; dancing; fishing; eating; kite; ice cream; bilingual (English/Spanish)

Diversity Impact

indirect

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