My Sister, Alicia May

Title

My Sister, Alicia May

Illustrator

Shennen Bersani

Publisher

Pleasant St. Press

Publication Year

2009

ISBN

9780979203596

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Older sister Rachel tells the story of her relationship with Alicia, her younger sister who is very different and very special because she has Down syndrome.

Grade Level

K-3

Lexile Measure

AD510L

Diversity Topics

Disability and Health; Developmental disability; Down syndrome; child with Down syndrome

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother and father

Keywords

sisters; dogs; horses; bugs; nail polish; zoo; train; school bus; breathing machine; sisterly bond

Diversity Impact

direct

My Sister, Alicia May

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