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

picture book

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

Lexile Measure

510L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Culture/Ethnicity; Single parent; Biracial; Bicultural; single father; mixed race; biracial child; bicultural child; heritage

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

Asian (Japanese) / White (European)

Family Formation

single father

Awards

Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens, 2014
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2014 Biography

Keywords

Japanese Americans; San Francisco; fathers and daughters; teasing; schools; artists; school assignment; kimono

Diversity Impact

indirect

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