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Burlington Public Library E LOVE 39851001597641 Children's Me Copy hold / Volume hold Checked out 10/02/2021

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  • ISBN: 9780763690458
  • ISBN: 0763690457
  • ISBN: 9781725422339
  • ISBN: 1725422336
  • Physical Description: 36 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 24 x 26 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"A Junior Library Guild selection"--Jacket flap.
The illustrations were done in watercolor, gouache, and ink.
Summary, etc.:
"While riding the subway home from the pool with his abuela one day, Julián notices three women spectacularly dressed up. Their hair billows in brilliant hues, their dresses end in fishtails, and their joy fills the train car. When Julián gets home, daydreaming of the magic he's seen, all he can think about is dressing up just like the ladies in his own fabulous mermaid costume: a butter-yellow curtain for his tail, the fronds of a potted fern for his headdress. But what will Abuela think about the mess he makes -- and even more importantly, what will she think about how Julián sees himself?"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
190L lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader LG 0.8 0.5.
Awards Note:
ALSC Notable Children's Book, 2019
BCCB Blue Ribbon, 2018
Chicago Public Library Best Picture Books, 2018
CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal Shortlist, 2019
CSMCL Best Books, 2018
Ezra Jack Keats Illustrator Honor, 2019
Horn Book Fanfare List, 2018
Kirkus Prize Nominee for Young Readers' Literature, 2018
New York Public Library Best Books for Kids, 2018
New York Times Book Review Notable Children's Books: Picture Books, 2018
NPR Best Books, 2018
Publisher's Weekly Best Picture Books, 2018
Rainbow Book List, 2019
School Library Journal's Best Books, 2018
Stonewall Book Award, Mike Morgan & Larry Romans Children's & Young Adult Literature Award Winner, 2019
Waterstones Children's Book Prize, Illustrated Books Shortlist, 2019
Jane Addams Children's Book Award Honor, 2019
Subject: Mermaids > Juvenile fiction.
Grandparent and child > Juvenile fiction.
Gender nonconformity > Juvenile fiction.
Individuality > Juvenile fiction.
Imagination > Juvenile fiction.
Hispanic Americans > Juvenile fiction.
Children's stories, American > 21st century.
Picture books.
Children's stories.
JUVENILE FICTION > LGBT.
JUVENILE FICTION > People & Places > United States > Hispanic & Latino.
JUVENILE FICTION > Holidays & Celebrations > Other, Non-Religious.
Gender nonconformity.
Grandparent and child.
Hispanic Americans.
Imagination.
Individuality.
Mermaids.
Mermaids and mermen > Fiction.
Gender role > Fiction.
Individuality > Fiction.
Imagination > Fiction.
Latinos (U.S.) > Fiction.
Genre: Picture books for children.
Fiction.
Juvenile works.
Picture books.
Picture books for children.
Picture books.
Fiction.

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