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Illustrated by Grace Lin
Roaring Brook Press, September 2019
"Lively, lucid, and timely."
"This reissue is especially apropos in an era of increasing awareness and activism on the part of American youth."
Illustrated by Andre Ceolin
Sleeping Bear Press, September 2019
"It is December, the season for gift-giving... the ending of the story will surely touch every reader's heart."
"Plainspoken storytelling by Markel (Balderdash!) offers emotional depth, as do pictures by Ceolin... which combine crisp shapes and velvety textures...the “everybody wins” ending feels just right."
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