DIVerse Families
 
My New Mom and Me

Title

My New Mom and Me

Authors

Renata Galindo

Illustrator

Renata Galindo

Publisher

Schwartz & Wade Books

Publication Year

2016

ISBN

9780553521344

Pages

32 pages

Genre

animal realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

A puppy comes to live with his adoptive mother, who is a cat.

Grade Level

PK-1

Lexile Measure

AD430L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Adoption; Single parent; Interracial; adopted child; adoptive mother; single mother; interracial adoption; interspecies adoption

Main Character

male dog

Race/Ethnicities

Cats / Dogs

Family Formation

adoptive single mother

Awards

Charlotte Zolotow Award, 2017, Highly Commended
Best Children's Books of the Year, 2017 Ages 5 and under
Best of the Best Books, 2016 Picture Book
Choices, 2017 Understanding Oneself And Others

Keywords

adjusting; family life; nervous; love; fitting in; striped cat; puppy; toys; drawing

Diversity Impact

direct

My New Mom and Me


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