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Kele's Secret

Title

Kele's Secret

Illustrator

Catherine Stock

Publisher

Lodestar Books

Publication Year

1997

ISBN

9780773730076

Pages

27 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Eggs mark the spot - the secret spot where Kele the chicken has been laying. Light hearted game of detective in this account of a boy's adventure on his grandmother's coffee farm in Tanzania.

Grade Level

K-3

Lexile Measure

710L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Legal guardianship; grandparents raising grandchild; grandparents raising grandson

Main Character

male child

Race/Ethnicities

Black (Tanzanian)

Family Formation

grandmother and grandfather

Awards

Best Children's Books of the Year, 1998 Five to Nine Today
Kaleidoscope, A Multicultural Booklist for Grades K-8, Third Edition, 2001

Keywords

grandparents; eggs; chickens; scavenger hunt; village market; hen; fear

Diversity Impact

indirect

Kele's Secret


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