Janine and the Field Day Finish

Title

Janine and the Field Day Finish

Illustrator

Albert Whitman

Publisher

Albert Whitman

Publication Year

2016

ISBN

9780807537565

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Today is field day and even though Janine is not good at sports, she is ready to compete. Her body just doesn't work like the other kids'. But no matter what, Janine cheers for everyone and tries her best. During the big race, her classmate Abby trips and falls. Janine is right there to help. But Abby is crushed that she won't win the race. Can Janine teach Abby and her classmates that being a winner is not always about being number one?

Grade Level

PK-1; K-3

Lexile Measure

500L

Diversity Topics

Racial Diversity; Disability and Health; Multiracial; Developmental Disability; Learning Disability; Physical Disability; multiracial community; cerebral palsy; nonverbal learning disorder; cortical vision impairment; wheelchair user; child with a physical disability

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

White

Keywords

racing; school children; sports; friendship; optimistic

Diversity Impact

indirect

Janine and the Field Day Finish

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