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Lubna and Pebble by Wendy Meddour
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Mar 05, 2019 | ISBN 9780525554165

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“A timely story of displacement, loss, friendship and kindness—universal messages with timeless appeal.”—Booklist, starred review

“The larger-than-life, almost dreamy illustrations show readers what Lubna sees and feels, and the rawness of both text and images penetrates the heart. . . . A true celebration of the endless creativity and resilience of children.”—Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“Spacious, soaring spreads by Egnéus add flashes of imaginative escape to the poignant story by Meddour. . . . The story addresses a difficult subject but stays focused on hope.”—Publishers Weekly

“Meddour’s short, simple sentences pack an emotional punch. . . . This tender, understated story honors the emotional resilience of young people.”—Horn Book

“A truly important story about the refugee crisis and the power of friendship. Highly recommended.”—School Library Journal


Maryland Black-Eyed Susan Award NOMINEE

New York State Three Apples Award NOMINEE

Washington Children’s Choice Picture Book Award NOMINEE

Chicago Public Library’s Best of the Best Books SELECTION

Illinois State Library Monarch Award SELECTION

Kansas State Reading Circle Award SELECTION

Kentucky Bluegrass Master List SELECTION

Time Magazine Best Children’s Books of the Year SELECTION

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