The Queen on Our Corner
The Queen on Our Corner

The Queen on Our Corner

Written by Lucy Christopher
4 - 8
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Oct 5, 2021
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A thought-provoking story that encourages us all to sit up and take notice. Nobody notices the queen on the corner. Nobody, that is . . . except one young girl. Through her eyes, the woman who dwells in the abandoned plot is a warrior queen, with many battles fought and won. When, one day, danger comes to the street and the queen on the corner sounds the alarm, the little girl must find a way to thank her. Can she bring the community together to turn the queen’s corner into a home? “This hopeful tale uses a youthful view of the world to imagine what our society could be like if all people and their experiences were valued and respected. Sweet and thought-provoking”–Kirkus Reviews “Told from the viewpoint of a small child, it gently reminds us that everyone has a story - struggles and successes, ups and downs - and everyone needs a place to call home–Julia Green, children’s author A beautiful and thought provoking book for children - and adults - that shines a light on some of the issues surrounding homelessness. And it’s inspired by real people. Like the author says: Look out for the Queens and Kings”–Shelter Homeless Charity

What Kind of Book is The Queen on Our Corner


homelessnessimaginationrespectqueenssocial themesgirls and womenvalues and virtueshomelessness and poverty



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    Book Details

    Publication Date
    October 5, 2021
    Lantana Publishing
    Page Count
    Reading Age
    4 - 8 years
    Lexile® Level
    Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
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