Dear Santa, Please Come to the 19th Floor

Title

Dear Santa, Please Come to the 19th Floor

Authors

Yin .

Illustrator

Chris Soentpiet

Publisher

Philomel Books

Publication Year

2002

ISBN

9780399236365

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Willy and Carlos, who is in a wheelchair, receive a visit from Santa on Christmas Eve, even though they live on the nineteenth floor of their building.

Grade Level

K-3

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Disability and Health; Poverty; Single Parent; Multiracial; Addiction; Physical Disability; single mother; financial hardship; multiracial community; alcoholism; wheelchair user; spinal cord injury

Main Character

male child

Race/Ethnicities

Latinx

Family Formation

single mother

Keywords

Christmas; Santa Claus; apartments; people with disabilities

Diversity Impact

direct

Dear Santa, Please Come to the 19th Floor

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