DIVerse Families
 
Hard to Be Six

Title

Hard to Be Six

Authors

Arnold Adoff

Illustrator

Cheryl Hanna

Publisher

Lee and Shepard

Publication Year

1991

ISBN

9780688090135

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

A six-year-old boy who wants to grow up fast learns a lesson about patience from his grandmother.

Grade Level

PK-1

Topic

Racial Diversity; Biracial; Interracial; biracial children; interracial family; interracial marriage; mixed race

Main Character

male child

Race/Ethnicities

African American / White

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Kaleidoscope, A Multicultural Booklist for Grades K-8, 1994
Recommended Picture Books Featuring Interracial Families, 2011 Picture Book

Keywords

growth; baseball; birthday party; supportive family; burgers; sibling competition

Diversity Impact

indirect

Hard to Be Six

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