DIVerse Families
 
A Lei for Tutu

Title

A Lei for Tutu

Illustrator

Linda Finch

Publisher

A. Whitman

Publication Year

1998

ISBN

9780807544266

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Nahoa loves making leis with her grandmother and looks forward to helping her create a special one for Lei Day, until her grandmother becomes very ill.

Grade Level

K-3

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Disability and Health; Single parent; Kinship care; Illness; single mother; grandmother raising grandchild; heart disease

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

Pacific Islander

Family Formation

mother and grandmother

Keywords

flowers; leis; Hawaii; Lei Day Festival; hospital; grand prize; bonding

Diversity Impact

indirect

A Lei for Tutu

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