05 Jun 2018
Connectedness | Family | Silence
The recipient of six starred reviews and the APALA Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature!Ô_Named a Best Book of 2018 by the Wall Street Journal, NPR, Smithsonian, Kirkus Reviews, School Library Journal, Booklist, the Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, BookRiot, the New York Public Library, the Chicago Public Library_ã”and many more!Ô_When a young boy visits his grandfather, their lack of a common language leads to confusion, frustration, and silence. But as they sit down to draw together, something magical happens_ã”with a shared love of art and storytelling, the two form a bond that goes beyond words.
With spare, direct text by Minh Lê_ and luminous illustrations by Caldecott Medalist Dan Santat, this stirring picture book about reaching across barriers will be cherished for years to come.Ô_A Junior Library Guild selection!
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