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Jalapeño Bagels

Title

Jalapeño Bagels

Authors

Natasha Wing

Illustrator

Robert Casilla

Publisher

Atheneum Books for Young Readers

Publication Year

1996

ISBN

9780689805301

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

For International Day at school, Pablo wants to bring something that reflects the cultures of both his parents.

Grade Level

K-3

Lexile Measure

AD630L

Topic

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

Main Character

male child

Race/Ethnicities

Jewish / Mexican

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Americas Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature, 1996, Commended, Grades K-3
Tom's Rivera Mexican American Children's Book Award, 1997, Nominee
Adventuring with Books: A Booklist for PreK-Grade 6, 12th Edition, 1999
Growing Up Latino in the U.S.A., 2004
Kaleidoscope, A Multicultural Booklist for Grades K-8, Third Edition, 2001
Notable Children's Trade Books in the Field of the Social Studies, 1996
Recommended Picture Books Featuring Interracial Families, 2011 Picture Book

Keywords

Jewish cooking; Mexican American cooking; bagels; bakeries; bakers; bread; show-and-tell; decisions

Diversity Impact

direct

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