Between Us And Abuela: A Family Story From The Border

byMitali PerkinsIllustratorSara Palacios

September 10, 2019|
Between Us And Abuela: A Family Story From The Border by Mitali Perkins
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From award-winning author Mitali Perkins and illustrator Sara Palacios comes Between Us and Abuela, a timely debut picture book about love overcoming the border fences between Mexico and the United States.

It''s almost time for Christmas, and Maria is traveling with her mother and younger brother, Juan, to visit their grandmother on the border of California and Mexico.

For the few minutes they can share together along the fence, Maria and her brother plan to exchange stories and Christmas gifts with the grandmother they haven''t seen in years. But when Juan''s gift is too big to fit through the slats in the fence, Maria has a brilliant idea. She makes it into a kite that soars over the top of the iron bars.

Here is a heartwarming tale of multi-cultural families, and the miracle of love.

Mitali Perkins has written novels for young readers, including You Bring the Distant Near (a National Book Award Nominee, a Walter Honor Book, A South Asia Book Award Winner, A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year, and a Shelf Awareness 2017 Best Book of the Year), Rickshaw Girl (a NYPL Top 100 Book) and Bamboo People (an ALA Top 10...
Title:Between Us And Abuela: A Family Story From The Border
Format:Picture Books
Product dimensions:40 pages, 11.4 X 8.73 X 0.42 in
Shipping dimensions:40 pages, 11.4 X 8.73 X 0.42 in
Published:September 10, 2019
Publisher:Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr)
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780374303730

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