Harriet gets Carried Away

Title

Harriet gets Carried Away

Authors

Jessie Sima

Illustrator

Jessie Sima

Publisher

Simon & Schuster

Publication Year

2018

ISBN

9781481469111

Pages

48 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

While shopping with her two dads for supplies for her birthday party, Harriet, who is wearing a penguin costume, is carried away by a waddle of penguins and must hatch a plan in order to get herself back to the store in the city.

Grade Level

PK-1; K-3

Lexile Measure

AD520L

Diversity Topics

Racial Diversity; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Interracial; Gay/Lesbian; interracial family; interracial marriage; interracial parents; gay; gay adults; gay fathers; same-sex relationship; same-sex marriage

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

Black / White

Family Formation

two fathers

LGBTQ+

gay males

Awards

Cybils Awards, 2018, Nominee, Fiction Picture Book
Choices, 2019 Picture Books For Younger Children

Keywords

penguins; birthday; party hats; orca; bowtie; quirky; pigeons; hot air balloon; party; costumes; ice; lost

Diversity Impact

indirect

Harriet gets Carried Away

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