Just Like Home

Title

Just Like Home

Illustrator

Mira Reisberg

Publisher

Albert Whitman & Company

Publication Year

1999

ISBN

9780807540688

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picturebook

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

A young Hispanic girl chronicles, in both English and Spanish, her move to the United States, as she finds that while some things are different, some things are just like home.

Grade Level

K-3

Diversity Topics

Culture/Ethnicity; Bicultural; Bilingual; Multicultural; Immigrants and refugees; bicultural child; two cultures; bilingual child; multicultural community; multiple cultures; different cultures; immigrant family; immigrant children; immigrant parents; resettlement; relocation

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

Latinx (Mexican)

Family Formation

mother and father

Keywords

cousins; homesick; move; play; recess; chorizo; groceries; language barrier; snow; change; games; new student; new home

Diversity Impact

direct

Just Like Home

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