Aunt Minnie McGranahan

Title

Aunt Minnie McGranahan

Illustrator

Betsy Lewin

Publisher

Clarion Books

Publication Year

1999

ISBN

9780395822708

Pages

31 pages

Genre

historical

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

The townspeople in St. Clere, Kansas, are sure it will never work out when the neat and orderly spinster, Minnie McGranahan, takes her nine orphaned nieces and nephews into her home in 1920.

Grade Level

K-3

Lexile Measure

AD570L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Kinship care; children living with relatives; aunt raising nieces and nephews

Main Character

adult female

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

aunt

Awards

Parents' Choice Award, 1999, Recommended, Picture Book
Children's Catalog, Eighteenth Edition, 2001
Children's Catalog, Nineteenth Edition, 2006
Kirkus Book Review Stars, 1999

Keywords

Kansas; neatness and messiness; organized; orphans; single women; small town life; 1920s; system

Diversity Impact

direct

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