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My Two Border Towns

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My Two Border Towns by David Bowles
Hardcover $17.99
Sep 14, 2021 | ISBN 9780593111048

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2021 New York Public Library Best Books
2021 School Library Journal Best Books
2021 Kirkus Reviews Best Books
2021 Center for the Study of Multicultural Literature Best Books

★ “Characters’ friendly greetings, the vibrant illustrations, and the thoughtful actions of this father and son come together to create a feeling of warmth and hope, while also bringing to the forefront the plight of so many like Élder and his family. An excellent addition to Spanish picture-book collections.”
Booklist, starred review

★ “Bowle’s picture-book debut weaves weightier realities into a story of ordinary border town life, and does so with a gentle hand.”
The Horn Book, starred review

★ “Meza (Balloons for Papa) pours artistry into mixed-media images of the towns, which mirror each other across the river… the father and son look forward—with warmth and care—to a ‘wonderful day,’ when passage between the border towns isn’t limited.”
Publishers Weekly, starred review

★ “Beautiful, honest, complex.”
—Kirkus Reviews, starred review

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