When This World Was New

Title

When This World Was New

Authors

D. H. Figueredo

Illustrator

Enrique O. Sanchez

Publisher

Lee & Low Books

Publication Year

1999

ISBN

9781880000861

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

When his father leads him on a magical trip of discovery through new fallen snow, a young boy who emigrated from his warm island home overcomes fears about living in New York.

Grade Level

PK-1; K-3

Lexile Measure

AD600L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Culture/Ethnicity; Langauge Barrier; Immigrants and Refugees; learning a new language; immigrant family; immigrant children

Main Character

male child

Race/Ethnicities

Hispanic

Family Formation

mother and father

Keywords

fathers and sons; fear; snow

Diversity Impact

direct

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