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Bobby the Brave (Sometimes)

Title

Bobby the Brave (Sometimes)

Authors

Lisa Yee

Illustrator

Dan Santat

Publisher

Arthur A. Levine Books

Publication Year

2010

ISBN

9780545055949

Pages

153 pages

Genre

realism

Format

chapter book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Fourth-grader Bobby is hurt when he hears his father, a former professional football player, say that the two of them are nothing alike, but finally summons the courage to talk about it after he suffers a public asthma attack.

Grade Level

K-3; 3-5

Topic

Racial Diversity; Biracial; Interracial; biracial child; interracial family

Main Character

boy

Race/Ethnicities

Asian / White

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Best Children's Books of the Year, 2011

Keywords

fathers and sons; individuality; theater; asthma; middle school

Diversity Impact

indirect

Bobby the Brave (Sometimes)

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