Islandborn

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By Junot D az
Publisher Penguin
Islandborn
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From New York Times bestseller and Pulitzer Prize winner Junot Daz comes a debut picture book about the magic of memory and the infinite power of the imagination. Every kid in Lolas school was from somewhere else. Hers was a school of faraway places. So when Lolas teacher asks the students to draw a picture of where their families immigrated from, all the kids are excited. Except Lola. She cant remember The Islandshe left when she was just a baby. But with the help of her family and friends, and their memoriesjoyous, fantastical, heartbreaking, and frighteningLolas imagination takes her on an extraordinary journey back to The Island. As she draws closer to the heart of her familys story, Lola comes to understand the truth of her abuelas words: Just because you dont remember a place doesnt mean its not in you. Gloriously illustrated and lyrically written, Islandborn is a celebration of creativity, diversity, and our imaginations boundless ability to connect usto our families, to our past and to ourselves.

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2017 words2,017 words
48 pages48 pages
Lexile AD600LLexile AD600L
Grade K to 3Grade K to 3
Age 5-8Age 5-8
Published 2018Published 2018

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Book ISBN:

9780735230958

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