The Remember Balloons

Title

The Remember Balloons

Authors

Jessie Oliveros

Illustrator

Dana Wulfekotte

Publisher

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

Publication Year

2018

ISBN

9781481489157

Pages

48 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

James has a bunch of balloons, each of which holds a special memory, but as his grandfather ages and loses his own balloons, James discovers that he is gaining new ones.

Grade Level

K-3

Lexile Measure

490L

Diversity Topics

Racial Diversity; Disability and Health; Biracial; Interracial; Neurological disorder; Illness; biracial child; interracial marriage; interracial parents; interracial family; Alzheimer's disease; memory loss; dementia

Main Character

male child

Race/Ethnicities

Black / White

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Schneider Family Book Award, 2019, Honor, Young Children's Book

Keywords

grandfather; grandson; memories; balloons; old age; birthday party; stories; dog

Diversity Impact

direct

The Remember Balloons

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