A Friend Like You
There's nothing in the world like a wonderful friend. Friends are there to laugh with you and ready with a hug when you need one. There are forever friends and brand new friends. Friends for adventures and friends for cozy days indoors. Friends who are just like you and friends who are nothing like you at all. In this book, celebrate ALL the marvelous ways to be a friend!
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 1|
|ATOS Reading Level|
|Guided Reading Level||O|
|Publisher||Sleeping Bear Press|
|Available Formats||Hardcover (9781534111127), PDF (9781534192294), Hosted ebook (9781534192416)|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Dimensions||9 x 11|
Bicultural Mama - A Friend Like You
Beautiful illustrations feature children with diverse backgrounds whether it be race, culture, disability, or religion. Children will not only see themselves in this book but also kids in their classrooms, communities, and larger global landscape. Parents, educators, and librarians will appreciate that this book encourages an environment of kindness, acceptance, and friendship. Back matter includes an author’s note and letter activity.
Author: Frank Murphy
A graduate of Rutgers University, Frank is currently a second grade teacher in the Council Rock School District in Newtown, Pennsylvania. Frank lives in Holland, Pennsylvania, and has two sons, Griffin and Chase.
Author: Charnaie Gordon
Charnaie Gordon is an expert on diversity in children’s literature, founder of @hereweeread, and a children’s author. Charnaie currently lives in Connecticut with her husband and their children.
Illustrator: Kayla Harren
Kayla Harren is the author and illustrator of Mary Had a Little Lizard, and the illustrator of a number of other projects, including Hannah's Tall Order and The Boy Who Grew a Forest: The True Story of Jadav Payeng. She lives in St. Paul, Minnesota.