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Your name is a song / Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow ; illustrated by Luisa Uribe.

Thompkins-Bigelow, Jamilah. (Author). Uribe, Luisa, (illustrator.).


Saddened by her classmates' and teacher's mispronunciations of her name, a girl is empowered by her discovery that names are like songs when she and her mom celebrate the musicality of African, Asian, Black-American, Latinx, and Middle Eastern names.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781943147724
  • ISBN: 1943147728
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: Seattle, WA : Innovation Press, 2020.

Content descriptions

Target Audience Note:
5 - 10 years.
1 - 2.
AD480L Lexile
Decoding demand: 56 (medium) Semantic demand: 68 (high) Syntactic demand: 53 (medium) Structure demand: 80 (high) Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 2.5 0.5 511210.
Subject: Names > Juvenile fiction.
Names, Personal > Pronunciation > Juvenile fiction.
Cultural pluralism > Juvenile fiction.
Self-confidence > Juvenile fiction.
African Americans > Juvenile fiction.
Multiculturalism > Juvenile fiction.
Mothers and daughters > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Picture books.

Available copies

  • 17 of 22 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Pulaski County. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Pulaski County Library-Waynesville.


  • 0 current holds with 22 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Pulaski County Library-Waynesville E Tho (Text) 33642000737569 WAY Culture & Bilingual Checked out 10/16/2023

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