DIVerse Families
 
Two Mrs. Gibsons

Title

Two Mrs. Gibsons

Authors

Toyomi Igus

Illustrator

Daryl Wells

Publisher

Children's Book Press

Publication Year

1996

ISBN

9780892391707

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picturebook

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

The biracial daughter of an African American father and a Japanese mother fondly recalls growing up with her mother and her father's mother, two very different but equally loving women.

Grade Level

K-3

Topic

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Culture/Ethnicity; Interracial; Biracial; Kinship care; Bicultural; interracial marriage; mixed race; biracial child; grandparent raising grandchild; bicultural child

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

African American / Japanese

Family Formation

multi-generational

LGBTQ+

none

Awards

Adventuring with Books: A Booklist for PreK-Grade 6, 12th Edition, 1999
Kaleidoscope, A Multicultural Booklist for Grades K-8, Third Edition, 2001
Sharing Cultures: Asian American Children's Authors, 2001
Recommended Picture Books Featuring Interracial Families, 2011
The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection

Keywords

grandmothers; mothers; families; Japanese culture

Diversity Impact

indirect

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