DIVerse Families
 
The Aunt in Our House

Title

The Aunt in Our House

Authors

Angela Johnson

Illustrator

David Soman

Publisher

Orchard Books

Publication Year

1996

ISBN

9780531095027

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

When The Aunt comes to live with them, the entire family enjoys her company and helps her forget about the home she has lost.

Grade Level

PK-1, K-3

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Kinship care; Interracial; Biracial; family taking care of aunt; interracial marriage; mixed race; biracial children

Main Character

male child

Race/Ethnicities

Black (African American) / White

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Recommended Picture Books Featuring Interracial Families, 2011 Picture Book

Keywords

aunt; possessions; sadness; trumpet; home; artists; weaving

Diversity Impact

indirect

The Aunt in Our House


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