Story Boat
Story Boat
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Story Boat

Written by Kyo Maclear & illustrated by Rashin Kheiriyeh
Published by Tundra Books (NY)
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When you have to leave behind almost everything you know, where can you call home? Sometimes home is simply where we are: here. A imaginative, lyrical, unforgettable picture book about the migrant experience through a child’s eyes. When a little girl and her younger brother are forced along with their family to flee the home they’ve always known, they must learn to make a new home for themselves – wherever they are. And sometimes the smallest things – a cup, a blanket, a lamp, a flower, a story – can become a port of hope in a terrible storm. As the refugees travel onward toward an uncertain future, they are buoyed up by their hopes, dreams and the stories they tell – a story that will carry them perpetually forward. This timely, sensitively told story, written by multiple award–winner Kyo Maclear and illustrated by Sendak Fellowship recipient Rashin Kheiriyeh, introduces very young readers in a gentle, non-frightening and ultimately hopeful way to the current refugee crisis.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9780735263598
    Publication Date
    February 4, 2020
    Page Count
    40
    Audience
    Picture
    Reading Age
    3 - 7 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    2018966605
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    0735263590

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