The Mitten String

Title

The Mitten String

Authors

Jennifer Rosner

Illustrator

Kristina Swarner

Publisher

Random House Childrens Books

Publication Year

2014

ISBN

9780385371186

Pages

32 pages

Genre

historical

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Ruthie Tober's family is known for the beautiful, warm mittens they knit so when she and her mother meet a deaf woman and her baby and give them shelter, Ruthie decides to design very special mittens for them.

Grade Level

K-3; 3-5

Lexile Measure

AD880L

Diversity Topics

Disability and Health; Physical Disability; deaf

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Sydney Taylor Book Award, 2015, Notable Book, Younger Reader

Keywords

yarn; knitting; mittens; Jews; people with disabilities

Diversity Impact

direct

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