A Name on the Quilt

Title

A Name on the Quilt

Authors

Jeannine Atkins

Illustrator

Tad Hills

Publisher

Atheneum Books for Young Readers

Publication Year

1999

ISBN

9780689815928

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

A family reminisces while gathered together to make a panel for the AIDS Memorial Quilt in memory of a beloved uncle.

Grade Level

K-3; 3-5

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Disability and Health; Family member death; Illness; death of an uncle; grief; family tragedy; loss; sickness; viral infections; HIV; AIDS; STI/STD; autoimmune disease; adult with an illness

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother and father

LGBTQ+

gay males

Awards

Adventuring with Books: A Booklist for PreK-Grade 6, 13th Edition, 2002 Struggle and Survival
Best Children's Books of the Year, 2000 Five to Nine Today

Keywords

uncle; remembering a loved one; NAMES Project Aids Memorial Quilt; dog; cat; gathering; quilt

Diversity Impact

direct

A Name on the Quilt

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