The Most Beautiful Thing
The Most Beautiful Thing
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The Most Beautiful Thing

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5 - 9
Reading age
32
Page count
39
Words per page
~650L
Lexile measure
Oct 6, 2020
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A warmhearted and tender true story about a young girl finding beauty where she never thought to look. Drawn from author Kao Kalia Yang’s childhood experiences as a Hmong refugee, this moving picture book portrays a family with a great deal of love and little money. Weaving together Kalia’s story with that of her beloved grandmother, the book moves from the jungles of Laos to the family’s early years in the United States. When Kalia becomes unhappy about having to do without and decides she wants braces to improve her smile, it is her grandmother–a woman who has just one tooth in her mouth–who helps her see that true beauty is found with those we love most. Stunning illustrations from Vietnamese illustrator Khoa Le bring this intergenerational tale to life.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9781541561915
    Publication Date
    October 6, 2020
    Publisher
    Carolrhoda Books (R)
    Page Count
    32
    Words Per Page
    39
    Audience
    Picture
    Reading Age
    5 - 9 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    2019050935
    Est. Lexile® Level
    ~650L
    Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
    ~P
    ATOS® Book Level
    4.2
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    0.5
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    512944
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level
    LG

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