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Story Boat by Kyo Maclear

Story Boat

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Story Boat by Kyo Maclear
Hardcover $17.99
Feb 04, 2020 | ISBN 9780735263598

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One of NPR’s 100 Favorite Books For Young Readers
One of CCBC’s Best Books for Kids and Teens Fall 2020

PRAISE FOR Story Boat:

“Even among many excellent recent picture books about refugees, Maclear’s story stand out . . . Kheiriyeh’s gorgeously playful illustrations add to the human hopeful message.” New York Times

“Elegantly composed and beautifully depicted, Story Boat is the perfect vehicle to spark sensitive discussions and foster compassion for newcomers.” –STARRED REVIEW, Quill & Quire

“A timely and uplifting book about and for refugees.”STARRED REVIEW, Kirkus Reviews

“An utter masterpiece, Story Boat tackles a very serious issue that affects many children today. . . . [A]n immensely enjoyable read.” –CM Reviews

“The creators tell a refugee story in simple language with everyday objects, making it graspable for young readers.” –Publishers Weekly

“A timely story that will allow parents and teachers to open a discussion with young readers about the experiences of refugees.”School Library Connection

“Luminous and thought-provoking, Story Boat contains deep layers of meaning that are sure to spark conversations from young readers.” STARRED REVIEW, BookPage

“Maclear’s poetic text and Kheiriyeh’s mixed media illustrations explore the continuing refugee crisis in this gentle picture book.” –Globe and Mail

“[A] beautifully illustrated picture book.” –Tablet


USBBY-CBC Outstanding International Trade Book HONOR 2021

Kirkus Reviews Best Children’s Books RECOMMENDED 2020

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