Mama & Papa Have a Store

Title

Mama & Papa Have a Store

Publisher

Dial Books for Young Readers

Publication Year

1998

ISBN

9780803720459

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

A little girl describes what a day is like in her Chinese parents' dry-goods store in Guatemala City.

Grade Level

K-3

Lexile Measure

810L

Diversity Topics

Culture/Ethnicity; Racial Diversity; Bilingual; Immigrants and refugees; Multiracial; bilingual family; immigrant family; refugee family; multiracial community

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

Asian (Chinese) / Latinx (Guatemalan)

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Americas Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature, 1998, Winner, Grades Pre-K-grade 4
Pura Belpre Award, 2000, Honor Book, Illustration
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 1999 Social Interactions and Relationship

Keywords

stores; Guatemala; Chinese goods; storms; laundry; abacus; lunch

Diversity Impact

direct

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