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Islandborn

Author: Junot Díaz; Leo Espinosa
Publisher: New York, NY : Dial Books for Young Readers, imprint of Penguin Random House, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Lola was just a baby when her family left the Island, so when she has to draw it for a school assignment, she asks her family, friends, and neighbors about their memories of her homeland ... and in the process, comes up with a new way of understanding her own heritage"--
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Genre/Form: Children's books
Picture books
Sophisticated picture books
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Junot Díaz; Leo Espinosa
ISBN: 9780735229860 0735229864 9781725423107 1725423103
OCLC Number: 993419527
Awards: Américas Award, 2019
Pura Belpré Honor Book for Illustration, 2019
Target Audience: Elementary Grade.; 600; Structure indicator: 90 (high); Syntactic indicator: 90 (high); Semantic indicator: 90 (high); Decoding indicator: 90 (high)
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Other Titles: Island born
Responsibility: Junot Díaz ; illustrated by Leo Espinosa.
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