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21 Cousins - Cover
21 Cousins
Diane de Anda, Star Bright Books 2021
Here's a book that celebrates the wonderful diversity in one large, extended, mestizo family. (Mestizo is "a mixture of different people and cultures in Mexico: Indian, Spanish, French and others.") The 21 cousins are tall and small and round and slim and dark and light and bald or curly- or straight- or wavy-haired. Some are athletic, some love dancing or books or science or music. Each cousin is unique (including one in a wheel chair) and all are "familia." Three cheers!!

Ages: Transition (4-5), Young School Age (5-8)
Languages: English
Book Types: Story Book
Identity Groups: Latino American, Non-Stereotypical Females, Non-Stereotypical Males, Native American
Special Topics: Bodies, Siblings
Strands: Knowledge of Self & Connection to Others, Joy in Diversity