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Nana Akua Goes to School by Tricia Elam Walker

Nana Akua Goes to School

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Nana Akua Goes to School by Tricia Elam Walker
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Jun 16, 2020 | ISBN 9780525581130

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Praise for Nana Akua Goes to School:

“This lovely story explores the perennial fear of being different, while showcasing the great love between a grandparent and grandchild” —School Library Journal, starred review
“An open-hearted tribute to children with immigrant parents or grandparents.”—Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“This beautiful picture book offers a helpful perspective on cultural differences within a heartening family story.” —Booklist, starred review

“Walker writes convincingly about how difference can cause unease among children, and her story offers a compelling portrait of a grandmother whose pride and poise put that concern to rest.” –Publishers Weekly, starred review

Praise for April Harrison’s What is Given From the Heart: 

“[An] exquisite story of generosity . . . Harrison has created soft yet dazzling illustrations for this tribute to faith, hope and the African-American community.” — The New York Times Book Review

“A sweet story . . . enhanced by delectable art from a prodigious new talent.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“This final book by the late McKissack (Let’s Clap, Jump, Sing & Shout) showcases the legendary author’s signature lyricism in full force and receives a stunning, aesthetically ambitious interpretation by Harrison, a fine artist making her picture book debut.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review

What Is Given from the Heart is a loving tribute to collective work, responsibility and the joy that comes from giving freely from the heart.”—Shelf Awareness, starred review

“A treasure from a marvelous storyteller.”—School Library Journal, starred review

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