DIVerse Families
 
An African Princess

Title

An African Princess

Authors

Lyra Edwards

Illustrator

Anne Wilson

Publisher

Candlewick Press

Publication Year

2004

ISBN

9780763625955

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Lyra and her parents go to the Caribbean to visit Taunte May, who reminds her that her family tree is full of princesses from Africa and around the world.

Grade Level

PK-1

Topic

Racial Diversity; Culture/Ethnicity; Biracial; Bicultural; mixed child; biracial child; bicultural child

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

African American / White

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection

Keywords

identity; Caribbean; princess; aunt; exploring heritage

Diversity Impact

indirect

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