DIVerse Families
 
The Favorite Daughter

Title

The Favorite Daughter

Authors

Allen Say

Illustrator

Allen Say

Publisher

Arthur A. Levine Books

Publication Year

2013

ISBN

9780545176620

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picturebook

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Yuriko, teased at school for her unusual name and Japanese ancestry, yearns to be more ordinary until her father reminds her of how special she is.

Grade Level

K-3

Topic

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Single parent; Biracial; single father; mixed race; biracial child

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

Japanese

Family Formation

single father

LGBTQ+

none

Awards

Building STEAM with Dia, 2014
Building STEAM with Dia, 2015
Distinguished Books, 2013
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2014
Arkansas Diamond Primary Book Award, 2015-2016, Nominee
Arkansas Diamond Primary Book Award, 2015-2016, Nominee
The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection
Eloise Jarvis McGraw Award for Children's Literature, 2014, Nominee

Keywords

Japanese Americans; San Francisco; fathers and daughters; teasing; schools; artists

Diversity Impact

indirect

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