Tag Archives: Diversity

The Art of Miss Chew

Title: The Art of Miss Chew Author(s): Patricia Polacco Illustrator/Photographer: Patricia Polacco Publisher and Year: G.P. Putnam’s Sons Number of pages: 37 Genre: Children’s Non-Fiction Analysis: In Patricia Polacco’s children’s book The Art of Miss Chew the text functions as … Continue reading

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Grandfather’s Journey

Title: Grandfather’s Journey Author(s): Allen Sy Illustrator/Photographer: Allen Sy Publisher and Year: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1993 Number of pages: 29 Genre: Children’s Non-Fiction Analysis: In Allen Sy’s award winning book Grandfather’s Journey, the text functions as a window to the … Continue reading

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Visiting Day

Title: Visiting Day Author: Jacqueline Woodson Illustrator or Photographer: James E. Ransome Publisher and Year: Scholastic Press, 2002 Tags and Themes: Family, Friendship, Diversity, K-3 Genre: Fiction Analysis: Visiting Day is a story about a little girl who lives with … Continue reading

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Rescue on the Outer Banks

                          Title: Rescue on the Outer Banks Author: Candice F. Ransom Illustrator/Photographer: Karen Ritz Publisher and Year: Carolrhoda Books Inc., 2002 Number of Pages: 48 Tags/Themes: Colleen Swanson, … Continue reading

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Planting the Trees of Kenya

Title: Planting the Trees of Kenya Author: Claire A. Nivola Illustrator/Photographer: Claire A. Nivola Publisher and Year: Frances Foster Books, 2008 Number of pages: 28 Tags/Themes: Colleen Swanson, Culture, Diversity, Kenya, Nature, Pollution, Historical Fiction, 2-3, 4-5, 6-8 Genre: Historical … Continue reading

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Helping Sophia

Author: Anastasia Suen Illustrator: Jeff Ebbeler Publisher and Year: Red Wagon, 2008 Number of pages: 32 pages Tags/Themes: Diversity, Friendships, K-5 Genre: Realistic Fiction   When Sophia’s regular assistant must be absent for a few days, her general education teacher … Continue reading

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Locomotion

Author: Jacqueline Woodson Publisher and Year: Speak; Reprint edition, 2010 Number of Pages: 128 Tags/Themes: Diversity, Emotion, Family, 4-5, 6-8, Kelli Herlitz Genre: Realistic Fiction Analysis: Eleven year-old Lonnie Motion’s parents died in a house fire. He has to adjust … Continue reading

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Esperanza Rising

Title: Esperanza Rising Author: Pam Munoz Ryan Publisher and Year: Scholastic, 2002 Number of Pages: 262 Tags/Themes: Culture, Diversity, Chapter Book, Emotion, Family, 6-8, Kelli Herlitz Genre: Realistic Fiction Analysis: This novel focuses on a young girl named Esperanza. Her … Continue reading

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He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands

   Title: He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands Author and Illustrator: Kadir Nelson Publisher and Year: Dial Books for Young Readers, 2005 Number of Pages: 28 Genre: Picture Book Analysis: He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands … Continue reading

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Moses When Harriet Tubman Lead Her People to Safety

Title: Moses When Harriet Tubman Lead Her People to Safety  Author(s): Carole Boston Wetherford Illustrator/Photographer: Kadir Nelson Publisher and Year: Hyperion Books for Children, 2006 Number of pages: 38 Tags/Themes: Culture, Diversity, Caldecott Honor Book, Coretta Scott King Award Winner, … Continue reading

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