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It's Test Day, Tiger Turcotte

Title

It's Test Day, Tiger Turcotte

Illustrator

Amy Wummer

Publisher

Carolrhoda Books

Publication Year

2004

ISBN

9781575056708

Pages

72 pages

Genre

realism

Format

chapter book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Already so worried about the big second grade test that his stomach is upset, seven-year-old Tiger Turcotte, whose parents are Black, Meherrin Indian, and Hispanic, gets stuck on the question about race.

Grade Level

3-5

Topic

Racial Diversity; Multiracial; Interracial; multiracial child; interracial parents

Main Character

boy

Race/Ethnicities

Black / Latina / Native American

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

28 Days Later,2012 The Brown Bookshelf
Best Children's Books of the Year,2004 Bank Street College of Education
Children's Choices,2005 International Reading Association
Delaware Diamonds, 2006-2007
Nominee Delaware

Keywords

race awareness; school; test; tigers

Diversity Impact

direct

It's Test Day, Tiger Turcotte

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