DIVerse Families
 
Hope

Title

Hope

Authors

Isabell Monk

Illustrator

Janice Lee Porter

Publisher

Carolrhoda Books

Publication Year

1999

ISBN

9781575052304

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

During a visit with her great-aunt, a young girl learns the story behind her name and learns to feel proud of her biracial heritage.

Grade Level

K-3

Lexile Measure

AD830L

Topic

Racial Diversity; Culture/Ethnicity; Biracial; Interracial; Bicultural; biracial child; mixed race; interracial marriage; interracial parents; bicultural child; heritage

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

African American / White

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Adventuring with Books: A Booklist for PreK-Grade 6, 13th Edition, 2002 Family Matters
Best Children's Books of the Year, 2000 Five to Nine Today
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2000 Contemporary Concerns

Keywords

families; great-aunts; names; bedtime story; farmer's market; immigration; slavery

Diversity Impact

indirect

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