Islandborn
Islandborn
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Islandborn

Written by Junot Diaz & illustrated by Leo Espinosa
Published by Dial Books for Young Readers
Prices as of Aug 14

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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 Island—she left when she was just a baby. But with the help of her family and friends, and their memories—joyous, fantastical, heartbreaking, and frightening—Lola’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 us—to our families, to our past and to ourselves

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Book Details

ISBN
9780735229860
Publication Date
March 13, 2018
Page Count
48
Words Per Page
42
Audience
Picture
Reading Age
3 - 6 years
Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
2017006468
ASIN/ISBN 10
0735229864
Lexile® Level
AD600L
Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
~O
ATOS® Book Level
3.4
Accelerated Reader® Points
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz
194007
Accelerated Reader Interest Level
LG

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