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Greetings, Leroy

Title

Greetings, Leroy

Authors

Itah Sadu

Illustrator

Alix Delinois

Publisher

Groundwood Books

Publication Year

2017

ISBN

9781554987603

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

The first day at a new school is nerve-wracking enough, never mind when it's in a new country! In this lively picture book from award-winning storyteller Itah Sadu, Roy realizes he may come to love his new home in Canada as much as he loves his old home in Jamaica.

Grade Level

PK-1

Lexile Measure

AD660L

Diversity Topics

Culture/Ethnicity; Immigrants and refugees; immigrant family; immigrant child

Main Character

male child

Race/Ethnicities

Black (Jamaican)

Family Formation

mother and father

Keywords

friendship; elementary school; new school; principal; lost; music; Bob Marley; soccer; baby; home; letters; button; Canada

Diversity Impact

direct

Greetings, Leroy


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