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The Hello, Goodbye Window

Title

The Hello, Goodbye Window

Authors

Norton Juster

Illustrator

Christopher Raschka

Publisher

Hyperion Books for Children

Publication Year

2005

ISBN

9780786809141

Pages

32 pages

Genre

fantasy

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

A little girl describes the magic kitchen window in her grandparents' home.

Grade Level

K-3

Lexile Measure

AD670L

Diversity Topics

Racial Diversity; Interracial; Biracial; interracial marriage; mixed race; biracial child

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

Black (African American) / White

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Excellence in Children's Literature, 2005, Honor Book, Picture Book
Charlotte Zolotow Award, 2006, Highly Commended
New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Books of the Year, 2005, Winner
Parents' Choice Award, 2005, Recommended, Picture Book
Randolph Caldecott Medal, 2006, Winner
Time of Wonder Children's Book Award, 2006, Winner

Keywords

grandparent and child; windows; grandparents; house; kitchen window; family bond; cooking

Diversity Impact

indirect

The Hello, Goodbye Window


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