Bank Street Children's Best List, 2016

A local boy and a refugee girl from Somalia overcome cultural challenges in a small Maine town.

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"Jacques and Kiki are intriguing characters, strong and empathetic. Despite problems of culture, they find their way to friendship in a story that's beautifully crafted.
A stunning debut novel."

— Patricia Reilly Giff,
Two-time Winner of the Newbery Honor
(Lily's Crossing and Pictures of Hollis Woods)

 
 

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