My Name is Aviva

  • Interest Level: Preschool - Grade 2
  • Reading Level: Grade 1

“My name is Aviva, not Amoeba!” shouts Aviva at her teasing classmates. Aviva is determined to change her name until she discovers where her name comes from and why her parents chose that special name for her.

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Interest Level Preschool - Grade 2
Reading Level Grade 1
Genre Picture Books, Social Studies
Copyright 2015
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Kar-Ben Publishing ®
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2015-08-01
Text Type Fiction
BISACS JUV033020, JUV013000
Dewey [E]
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 9.25 x 11
Lexile 580
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Awards, Original artwork, and Reviewed

Awards

  • Sugarman Family Children's Book Award, Winner, 2015

Reviews

Booklist Online

“Newman’s gentle, empathetic story warmly addresses the difficulties faced by kids saddled with unusual names.” — Booklist Online

School Library Journal

“Many Jewish children are curious about the origin of their names, and wonder why they are unusual or old fashioned. Newman’s clear and rich narrative explains the custom with warmth and appreciation for tradition.” — School Library Journal

Author: Lesléa Newman

Leslea Newman has created 80 books for readers of all ages. Her awards include two National Jewish Book Awards, the Massachusetts Book Award, and the Sydney Taylor Body-of-Work Award. She lives in Holyoke, Massachusetts.

Illustrator: Ag Jatkowska

Ag Jatkowska was born in Gdansk, Poland. She graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Gdansk with an MA in Graphic Design and Illustration. She lives in Bath, England.