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A Map Into the World

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A Map Into the World

By  Kao Kalia Yang , Illustrated By  Seo Kim
$ 17.99
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Filled with wonder and sorrow and happiness. --Alison McGhee, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Someday

A heartfelt story of a young girl seeking beauty and connection in a busy world.

As the seasons change, so too does a young Hmong girl's world. She moves into a new home with her family and encounters both birth and death. As this curious girl explores life inside her house and beyond, she collects bits of the natural world. But who are her treasures for?

A moving picture book debut from acclaimed Hmong American author Kao Kalia Yang.

Full of heart. And hope. This is exactly the kind of book I want to read to my daughter, and I wish I could hand a copy to every kid. Powerful, beautiful, and transcendent.--Newbery medalist and New York Times bestselling author Matt de la Pe a

With the clear, careful, and beautiful language we've come to expect from her, Kao Kalia Yang unfurls her first children's book, a journey waiting to reward our every step. This sad but heartening work reminds us how important it is that we care for our neighbors, and in so doing, we may discover we are not so different--a message that our children need now, more than ever.--Bao Phi, author of A Different Pond

A young Hmong girl settles into her new home, and as the seasons change, so does the world around her. A Map Into the World is a beautiful and hopeful story about love and loss, family and friendship, and it belongs in every reader's hands.--Sarah Park Dahlen, Associate Professor in the MLIS Program at St. Catherine

ISBN: 9781541538368

ISBN-10: 9781541538368

Publisher: Carolrhoda Books (R)

Publication Date: 10/01/2019 - 12:00am

On Sale: 10/01/2019 - 12:00am

Pages: 32

Language: English


People & Places - United States - Asian American

Social Themes - Friendship

Social Themes - Death, Grief, Bereavement