DIVerse Families
 
Anna Hibiscus

Title

Anna Hibiscus

Authors

Atinuke .

Illustrator

Lauren Tobia

Publisher

Kane Miller

Publication Year

2010

ISBN

9781935279730

Pages

109 pages

Genre

realism

Format

chapter book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Anna Hibiscus, who lives in Africa with her whole family, loves to splash in the sea and have parties for her aunties, but Anna would love to see snow.

Grade Level

K-3

Lexile Measure

670L

Topic

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

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

African / Canadian

Family Formation

mother, father, and extended family

Awards

Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Excellence in Children's Literature, 2011 Honor Book
Cybils Awards, 2010 Finalist

Keywords

Africa; families; city and town life; oranges; snow; adventure

Diversity Impact

direct

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