Rainbow Joe and Me

Title

Rainbow Joe and Me

Illustrator

Maria Diaz Strom

Publisher

Lee & Low Books

Publication Year

1999

ISBN

9781880000939

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Eloise shares her love of colors with her blind friend Rainbow Joe, who makes his own colors when he plays beautiful notes on his saxophone.

Grade Level

PK-1

Lexile Measure

AD490L

Diversity Topics

Disability and Health; Physical disability; blind; blind man

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

Black

Family Formation

mother

Awards

Kaleidoscope, A Multicultural Booklist for Grades K-8, Fourth Edition, 2003 Families, Friends, and Community

Keywords

colors; paint; church; cat; animals; music; saxophone; friendship; rainbow; white cane

Diversity Impact

direct

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