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Stellaluna

Title

Stellaluna

Authors

Janell Cannon

Illustrator

Janell Cannon

Publisher

Harcourt Brace Jovanovich

Publication Year

2007

ISBN

9780152015404

Pages

48 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picturebook

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

After she falls headfirst into a bird's nest, a baby bat is raised like a bird until she is reunited with her mother.

Grade Level

PK-1

Topic

Family Relationship; Foster care; foster home; foster siblings; foster parents; foster child

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

bats / birds

Family Formation

foster mother

LGBTQ+

none

Awards

A Few Good Books, 1993
Children's Catalog, Eighteenth Edition, 2001
Children's Catalog, Nineteenth Edition, 2006
Kirkus Book Review Stars, 1993
Young Hoosier Book Award, 1995, Nominee
Nevada Young Readers' Award, 1996, Nominee
Keystone to Reading Book Award, 1995, Winner
ABC Children's Booksellers Choices Award, 1994, Winner, Picture Book
California Young Reader Medal, 1996, Winner, Primary
Delaware Diamonds, 1996, Winner
Golden Sower Award, 1996, Honor, Primary
Indies Choice Book Award, 2014, Winner, Picture Book
Indies Choice Picture Book Hall of Fame, 2009, Finalist
Buckaroo Book Award, 1999, Winner
SMART Book Award, 2002, Nominee
SMART Book Award, 2005, Nominee
Indies Choice Picture Book Hall of Fame, 2014, Winner, Picture Book
American Booksellers Book Sense Book of the Year (ABBY) Award, 1994, Winner
Grammy Award, 1997, Winner, Best Spoken Word Album For Children
Grammy Award, 1997, Winner, Best Spoken Album for Children
Storytelling World Resource Award, 1997, Winner, Storytelling Recordings

Keywords

bats; birds; friendship

Diversity Impact

indirect

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