DIVerse Families
 
Going with the Flow

Title

Going with the Flow

Illustrator

Janice Leep Porter

Publisher

Carolrhoda Books

Publication Year

1998

ISBN

9781575050690

Pages

39 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

When Mark changes schools in mid-year, he is angry, lonely, and embarrassed by his deafness, but he soon begins to adjust. Includes information about deafness. When he has difficulty adjusting to his new school, where he is the only deaf child, fifth-grader Mark is helped by a friend & by becoming part of the basketball team.

Grade Level

3-5

Diversity Topics

Disability and Health; Physical disbaility; deaf; deaf child

Main Character

male child

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother and father

Keywords

moving; basketball; friendships; new school; adjustment; New Jersey; sign language; reading lips; feelings

Diversity Impact

direct

Going with the Flow


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