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Mama's nightingale : a story of immigration and separation

Author: Edwidge Danticat; Leslie Staub
Publisher: New York, New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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.
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Genre/Form: Picture books for children
Picture books
Illustrated works
Juvenile works
Fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edwidge Danticat; Leslie Staub
ISBN: 9780525428091 0525428097
Language Note: Text in English.
OCLC Number: 893389675
Awards: A Junior Library Guild Selection.
Target Audience: Ages 5-8.
Description: 28 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: 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.
Responsibility: by Edwidge Danticat ; illustrations by Leslie Staub.

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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.
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