A Pillow for My Mom

Title

A Pillow for My Mom

Illustrator

Christine Ross

Publisher

Houghton Mifflin Co.

Publication Year

1998

ISBN

9780395822807

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Through the changing seasons a young girl struggles with her concern and love for her mother who is sick in hospital.

Grade Level

K-3

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Disability and Health; Family member death; Illness; death of a mother; adult with an illness

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

Asian

Family Formation

mother

Awards

Adventuring with Books: A Booklist for PreK-Grade 6, 12th Edition, 1999
Best Children's Books of the Year, 1999 Ages 5 and under

Keywords

grief; coping; hospital; seasons; comfort; pillow; loss

Diversity Impact

direct

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