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A Child's Calendar

Title

A Child's Calendar

Authors

John Updike

Illustrator

Trina Schart Hyman

Publisher

Conference Publication

Publication Year

1999

ISBN

9780823414451

Pages

36 pages

Genre

realism

Format

poetry

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

A collection of twelve poems describing the activities in a child's life and the changes in the weather as the year moves from January to December.

Grade Level

K-3, 3-5

Topic

Racial Diversity; Interracial; interracial family; mixed race

Main Character

male child

Race/Ethnicities

Black / White

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

ABC Children's Booksellers Choices Award, 2000, Winner, Special Subjects
Parents' Choice Award, 1999, Recommended, Picture Book
Randolph Caldecott Medal, 2000, Honor Book

Keywords

families; months; seasons; friends; American holidays; celebrations; rhyme; calendar

Diversity Impact

indirect

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