Here I Am

Here I Am

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Newly arrived from their faraway homeland, a boy and his family enter into the lights, noise, and traffic of a busy American city in this dazzling wordless picture book. The language is unfamiliar. Food, habits, games, and gestures are puzzling. They boy clings tightly to his special keepsake from home and wonders how he will find his way. How will he once again become the happy, confident kid he used to be? Walk in his shoes as he takes the first tentative steps toward discovering joy in his new world. A poignant and affirming view of the immigrant experience.
Publisher: North Mankato, Minnesota : Capstone young readers, ©2014.
ISBN: 9781623700362
Characteristics: 40 unnumbered pages :,coloured illustrations ;,29 cm.
Additional Contributors: Sanchez, Sonia 1983- 1983-- Illustrator


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LMcShaneCLE Apr 26, 2014

Nominee for Eisner award -" given for creative achievement in American comic books, sometimes referred to as the Comics Industry's equivalent of the Oscar Awards"

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