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by Junot Diaz

Islandborn Synopsis

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 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 Islandshe left when she was just a baby. But with the help of her family and friends, and their memoriesjoyous, fantastical, heartbreaking, and frighteningLola'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 usto our families, to our past and to ourselves.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780525530589
Publication date: 13th March 2018
Author: Junot Diaz
Publisher: Books on Tape Listening Library
Format: eBook
Categories: Children's / Teenage fiction & true stories,

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