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Islandborn - by Junot Diaz (Hardcover)

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From New York Times bestseller and Pulitzer Prize winner Junot Díaz comes a debut picture book about the magic of memory and the infinite power of the imagination.  Every kid in Lola's school was from somewhere else. Hers was a school of faraway places.  So when Lola's teacher asks the students to draw a picture of where their families immigrated from, all the kids are excited. Except Lola. She can't remember The Island—she left when she was just a baby. But with the help of her family and friends, and their memories—joyous, fantastical, heartbreaking, and frightening—Lola's imagination takes her on an extraordinary journey back to The Island.  As she draws closer to the heart of her family's story, Lola comes to understand the truth of her abuela's words: “Just because you don't remember a place doesn't mean it's not in you.”   Gloriously illustrated and lyrically written, Islandborn is a celebration of creativity, diversity, and our imagination's boundless ability to connect us—to our families, to our past and to ourselves.
Number of Pages: 48
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: History, Africa
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Junot Diaz
Language: English
Street Date: March 13, 2018
TCIN: 53144353
UPC: 9780735229860
Item Number (DPCI): 248-55-7455
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