Watch the Stars Come Out

Title

Watch the Stars Come Out

Authors

Riki Levinson

Illustrator

Diane Goode

Publisher

Puffin Books

Publication Year

1995

ISBN

9780140555066

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Grandma tells about her mama's journey to America by boat, years ago.

Grade Level

K-3

Lexile Measure

460L

Diversity Topics

Culture/Ethnicity; Immigrants and refugees; immigrant family; immigrant children; immigrant parents; relocation; resettlement; emigration

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Jefferson Cup Award, 1986, Also Worth Noting
Redbook Children's Picturebook Award, 1985, Winner
Sydney Taylor Book Award, 1985, Notable Book, Younger Reader
Best of the Bunch, 1985
Children's Catalog, Eighteenth Edition, 2001

Keywords

grandmothers; Statue of Liberty; stars; boat travel; Ellis Island; stories; stars; sea sickness

Diversity Impact

direct

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