DIVerse Families
 
Maxwell's Mountain

Title

Maxwell's Mountain

Authors

Shari Becker

Illustrator

Nicole Wong

Publisher

Charlesbidge

Publication Year

2006

ISBN

9781580890472

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

After preparing to be an outdoorsman, Maxwell sets out to climb the mountain in the park.

Grade Level

K-3

Lexile Measure

AD560L

Diversity Topics

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

Main Character

male child

Race/Ethnicities

Asian / White

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Charlotte Zolotow Award, 2007, Highly Commended
Choices, 2007 Picture Books for School-Age Children
Recommended Picture Books Featuring Interracial Families, 2011 Picture Book

Keywords

mountaineering; parks; climbing; endurance; toy soldier; challenge; expedition; research

Diversity Impact

indirect

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