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Mama's Nightingale : A Story of Immigration and Separation (School And Library) (Edwidge Danticat)

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A touching tale of parent-child separation and immigration, from a National Book Award finalistAfter Saya's mother is sent to an immigration detention center, Saya finds comfort in listening to her mother's warm greeting on their answering machine. To ease the distance between them while she’s in jail, Mama begins sending Saya bedtime stories inspired by Haitian folklore on cassette tape. Moved by her mother's tales and her father's attempts to reunite their family, Saya writes a story of her own—one that just might bring her mother home for good.With stirring illustrations, this tender tale shows the human side of immigration and imprisonment—and shows how every child has the power to make a difference.
A touching tale of parent-child separation and immigration, from a National Book Award finalist

After Saya's mother is sent to an immigration detention center, Saya finds comfort in listening to her mother's warm greeting on their answering machine. To ease the distance between them while she?s in jail, Mama begins sending Saya bedtime stories inspired by Haitian folklore on cassette tape. Moved by her mother's tales and her father's attempts to reunite their family, Saya writes a story of her ownone that just might bring her mother home for good.

With stirring illustrations, this tender tale shows the human side of immigration and imprisonmentand shows how every child has the power to make a difference.
Number of Pages: 1
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Bedtime + Dreams
Format: Library
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Edwidge Danticat
Language: English
Street Date: September 1, 2015
TCIN: 23939234
UPC: 9780525428091
Item Number (DPCI): 247-49-8906
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