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Liliana's Grandmothers

Title

Liliana's Grandmothers

Authors

Leyla Torres

Illustrator

Leyla Torres

Publisher

Farrar Straus Giroux

Publication Year

1998

ISBN

9780374351052

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Because one of her grandmothers lives down the street and the other in a far away country, Liliana experiences two very different ways of life when she visits them.

Grade Level

PK-1; K-3

Topic

Culture/Ethnicity; Bicultural; bicultural child

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

Latin American / White

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Americas Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature, 1998, Commended, Grades PreK-2; Society of School Librarians International Book Awards, 1999, Honor, Social Studies (K-6); Adventuring with Books: A Booklist for PreK-Grade 6, 12th Edition, 1999; Best Children's Books of the Year, 1999 Ages 5 and under; Growing Up Latino in the U.S.A., 2004; Recommended Picture Books Featuring Interracial Families, 2011 Picture Book

Keywords

grandmothers; cat; birds; sewing; differences; gardening; teddy bear; different countries; different languages

Diversity Impact

indirect

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