DIVerse Families
 
Sourpuss and Sweetie Pie

Title

Sourpuss and Sweetie Pie

Authors

Norton Juster

Illustrator

Chris Raschka

Publisher

Michael di Capusa Books

Publication Year

2008

ISBN

9780439929431

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

A little girl spends time with her Poppy and Nana and answers to two very different nicknames.

Grade Level

K-3

Diversity Topics

Racial Diversity; Interracial; interracial family

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

Black / White

Family Formation

multigenerational

Awards

Cybils Awards, 2008, Finalist, Fiction Picture Book
Parents' Choice Award, 2008, Silver, Picture Book
Children's Catalog Supplement to Nineteenth Edition, 2009
Publishers Weekly Book Review Stars, 2008
Recommended Picture Books Featuring Interracial Families, 2011 Picture Book

Keywords

grandparents and child; granddaughter; moods; emotions; behavior; different personalities

Diversity Impact

indirect

Sourpuss and Sweetie Pie


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