The Rainbow Tulip by Pat MoraThe Rainbow Tulip by Pat Mora

The Rainbow Tulip

byPat MoraIllustratorElizabeth Sayles

Paperback | March 24, 2003

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Stella loves her family and her Mexican heritage, but she doesn't always like being different from the other kids at school. Now her class is going to dance around the Maypole at the school's May parade, and Stella wants her tulip costume to be special, even if she won't look like the other girls at school. Sometimes being different can be exciting. This touching story that celebrates diversity is based on author Pat Mora's mother's childhood and is brought to life by Elizabeth Sayles's evocative paintings.

Illustrated by Elizabeth Sayles.
An award-winning author of children’s books, poetry, and nonfiction, Pat Mora is committed to bringing together all children with books. She often speaks at conferences, universities, and schools about creative writing, leadership, and multicultural education. She also works with national organizations on Día de los niños/Día de los li...
Title:The Rainbow TulipFormat:PaperbackPublished:March 24, 2003Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0142500097

ISBN - 13:9780142500095

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12


Editorial Reviews

The scenarios in words and soft-toned pictures show the warm, loving family and also the fun and success at school. (Booklist)