DIVerse Families
 
Mariama: Different But Just the Same

Title

Mariama: Different But Just the Same

Illustrator

Nívola Uyá

Publisher

Cuento de Luz

Publication Year

2015

ISBN

9788416147601

Pages

28 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Everything's new for Mariama after a long journey by car, train, boat, and plane from Africa. She's going to discover a world where the streets, her school, and the food are all different. But what about the people? A beautiful tale about identity, the process of integration, and solidarity. Are you ready to meet Mariama and play with her?

Grade Level

PK-1

Lexile Measure

AD740L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Culture/Ethnicity; Language barrier; Bicultural; Immigrants and refugees; communication barrier; learning a new language; bicultural child; immigrant child

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

African

Family Formation

mother and father

Keywords

African village; school; food; friendship; differences; journey; travel; adjusting

Diversity Impact

direct

Mariama: Different But Just the Same

Share

COinS