"Quigley adeptly creates strong classroom scenes that convey an inclusive student body’s realistic dynamic and an endearing, assured seven-year-old protagonist who appreciates her cultural identity." - PW, starred review
"A book to be read over and over for its intriguing story, illustrations, and captions." —School Library Journal, starred review
"Braden sensitively demonstrates how isolating it can be to live with people who, despite good intentions, force their children to fulfill expectations that run counter to their own senses of self. . . . All the characters find ways to encourage each other, be less alone, and connect.”—Booklist, starred review
We're celebrating two new releases at EMLA today - Mary Lyn Ray's A LUCKY AUTHOR HAS A DOG and Jenny McKissack's SANCTUARY are available now - please help us welcome them into the world! Huge congratulations, Mary Lyn and Jenny! We're so excited for readers to get their hands on these!