A Most Unusual Day

Title

A Most Unusual Day

Authors

Sydra Mallery

Illustrator

E.B. Goodale

Publisher

HarperCollins

Publication Year

2018

ISBN

9780062364302

Pages

40 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Something rather extraordinary is happening in Caroline’s life today...her family is adopting a new baby sister! A warm and loving story about school, family, siblings, and adoption, for anyone eagerly awaiting the arrival of a new sibling.

Grade Level

PK-1; K-3

Lexile Measure

AD540L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Adoption; Biracial; Interracial; Multiracial; adopted baby; adoptive family; adoptive parents; adoptive mother; adoptive father; adoptive sister; interracial adoption; biracial child; mixed race; interracial family; interracial marriage; interracial parents; multiracial community

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

Asian / Black

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Kirkus Book Review Stars, 2018

Keywords

school; nervous; unfocused; unusual; unorganized; excited; lost tooth; glasses; messy; anxious; baby sister

Diversity Impact

direct

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