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Why Am I Different?

Title

Why Am I Different?

Authors

Norma Simon

Illustrator

Dora Leder

Publisher

Albert Whitman & Company

Publication Year

1993

ISBN

9780807590768

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picturebook

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Portrays everyday situations in which children see themselves as "different" in family life, preferences, and aptitudes, and yet feel that being different is all right.

Grade Level

PK-1, K-3

Topic

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Adoption; Interracial; adopted child; interracial family

Main Character

none

Race/Ethnicities

multiple

Family Formation

multiple

LGBTQ+

none

Awards

The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection

Keywords

family life; differences; individuality

Diversity Impact

direct

Why Am I Different?

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