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Mama's nightingale : a story of immigration and separation / by Edwidge Danticat ; illustrations by Leslie Staub.

Danticat, Edwidge, 1969- (author.). Staub, Leslie, 1957- (illustrator.).

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  • 0 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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Summary:

When Saya's mother is sent to jail as an illegal immigrant, she sends her daughter a cassette tape with a song and a bedtime story, which inspires Saya to write a story of her own--one that just might bring her mother home.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library J EARLY 305.90691 DAN (Text) 33892100340711 Children's Early Non-Fiction Book None 01/19/2016 Checked out 01/30/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780525428091
  • ISBN: 0525428097
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC, [2015]

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Summary, etc.:
When Saya's mother is sent to jail as an illegal immigrant, she sends her daughter a cassette tape with a song and a bedtime story, which inspires Saya to write a story of her own--one that just might bring her mother home.
Subject: Mothers and daughters > Easy picture.
Separation (Psychology) > Easy picture.
Detention of persons > Easy picture.
Emigration and immigration > Easy picture.
Haitian Americans > Easy picture.

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