Sometimes My Mommy Gets Angry

Title

Sometimes My Mommy Gets Angry

Illustrator

E.B. Lewis

Publisher

G. P. Putnam's Sons

Publication Year

2003

ISBN

9780399239724

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

A little girl learns coping skills with the help of her grandmother, neighbors and school friends, when her mother's mental illness disrupts her daily routine.

Grade Level

K-3; 3-5

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Disability and Health; Single parent; Interracial; Mental illness; single mother; interracial friendship; adult with a mental illness

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

African American

Family Formation

single mother

Awards

Children's Catalog, Eighteenth Edition, Supplement, 2004
Children's Catalog, Nineteenth Edition, 2006
Choices, 2004 Understanding Oneself And Others

Keywords

mother and child; coping; elementary school; child taking care of herself; mood swings; grandmother; support

Diversity Impact

direct

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