Bread Song

Title

Bread Song

Authors

Frederick Lipp

Illustrator

Jason Gaillard

Publisher

Mondo Pub

Publication Year

2004

ISBN

9781593360009

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Hoping to make Chamnan, a seven-year-old immigrant from Thailand, feel more at home, the owner of a Portland, Maine, bakery invites him and his grandfather to hear her bread sing.

Grade Level

PK-1; K-3

Lexile Measure

670L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Culture/Ethnicity; Language barrier; Bilingual; Immigrants and refugees; different languages; learning a new language; bilingual child; immigrant children; resettlement

Main Character

male child

Race/Ethnicities

Asian (Thai)

Family Formation

mother, father, and grandfather

Awards

Asian Pacific American Award for Literature, 2005-2006, Honorable Mention, Picture Book

Keywords

bashfulness; friendship; Thai Americans; bread; grandfathers; Portland, Maine; bakery; restaurant

Diversity Impact

direct

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