My Best Buddy

Title

My Best Buddy

Authors

YeShil Kim

Illustrator

Norwood House Press

Publisher

Norwood House Press

Publication Year

2015

ISBN

9781599536583

Pages

29 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Two students attend the same school and become friends. One is eighty-five years old, but he is committed to going to school and learning how to read, write, and study so that he can fulfill his dream of being a veterinarian. Kamau is a second grader, and learns from his older friend that if you put your mind to it, you can make your dreams come true.

Grade Level

PK-1; K-3

Lexile Measure

530L

Diversity Topics

Disability and Health; Physical Disability; hearing loss; hearing aids; child with a limp; adult with a physical disability; child with a physical disability

Main Character

male child

Race/Ethnicities

Black (Kenyan)

Keywords

Kenya; school; learning; friendship; old age; perseverance

Diversity Impact

indirect

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