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Marisol McDonald and the Clash Bash

Title

Marisol McDonald and the Clash Bash

Authors

Monica Brown

Illustrator

Sara Palacios

Publisher

Lee & Low Books Inc.

Publication Year

2013

ISBN

9780892392735

Pages

40 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

A unique, spunky, multiracial, bilingual girl plans a one-of-a-kind birthday party and hopes her abuelita (grandma) will be able to come from Peru to join the festivities. Includes an author's note and glossaries.

Grade Level

K-3

Lexile Measure

AD590L

Topic

Racial Diversity; Interracial; interracial family; mixed race

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

Hispanic American / White

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

CSMCL Best Books,2013 Center for the Study of Multicultural Children s Literature
Delaware Diamonds, 2014-2015
Nominee Delaware
Monarch Award: Illinois' K-3 Children's Choice Award, 2016
Nominee Illinois
Tejas Star Reading List, 2014-2015
Reading List Texas
International Latino Book Awards, 2014 First place International

Keywords

individuality

Diversity Impact

indirect

Marisol McDonald and the Clash Bash

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