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
Frank Murphy writes children’s books and teaches elementary school. Every school year he views each new class as a “family”—for over 30 years now! His “at home” family includes people and puppies with the names: Carla, Haley, Griffin, Chase, Kathleen, Francis, Jumper, Cali, Jack, Katie Claire, all the Saglimbenis, the Murphys, and many more.
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 graduated from the School of Visual Arts in New York City. She is the illustrator of many picture books, including A Boy Like You and A Girl Like You. She grew up in a family with her mom, dad, and older brother. She has also been included in sports team families, art club families, and friendship families. Kayla lives in Minnesota with her own little family made up of her husband and adopted dogs.