Where Wonder Grows Xelena González

Where Wonder Grows

Author: Xelena González
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Book Title
Where Wonder Grows
Author
Xelena González
ISBN
9781947627468
Pura Belpré Award, American Library Association (ALA) ALA/ALSC Notable Children's Books, American Library Association (ALA) Best Books, Kirkus Reviews Best Books of the Year, Center for the Study of Multicultural Children's Literature Skipping Stones Honor Award, Skipping Stones Magazine Bookstagang Best Books of the Year, BookstagangA 2023 Pura Belpré Illustrator Award Winner From the creators of the award-winning picture book All Around Us comes another lyrical intergenerational story exploring our connections to nature, family, and traditions.When Grandma walks to her special garden, her granddaughters know to follow her there. Grandma invites the girls to explore her collection of treasures--magical rocks, crystals, seashells, and meteorites--to see what wonders they reveal. "They are alive with wisdom," Grandma says. As her granddaughters look closely, the treasures spark the girls' imaginations. They find stories in the strength of rocks shaped by volcanoes, the cleansing power of beautiful crystals, the mystery of the sea that houses shells and shapes the environment, and the long journey meteorites took to find their way to Earth. This is the power of Grandma's special garden, where wonder grows and stories blossom.Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Xelena GonzálezPublisher: Cinco Puntos PressPublished: 01/11/2022ISBN: 9781947627468Pages: 40Weight: 0.77lbsSize: 8.84h x 8.92w x 0.43dAward: Pura Belpre Award - WinnerReview Citations: Booklist 09/01/2020 pg. 117Kirkus Reviews 10/15/2020Publishers Weekly 12/21/2020Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 518370 / Where Wonder GrowsReading Level: 4.2 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5

Pura Belpré Award, American Library Association (ALA)
ALA/ALSC Notable Children's Books, American Library Association (ALA)
Best Books, Kirkus Reviews
Best Books of the Year, Center for the Study of Multicultural Children's Literature
Skipping Stones Honor Award, Skipping Stones Magazine
Bookstagang Best Books of the Year, Bookstagang

A 2023 Pura Belpré Illustrator Award Winner

From the creators of the award-winning picture book All Around Us comes another lyrical intergenerational story exploring our connections to nature, family, and traditions.

When Grandma walks to her special garden, her granddaughters know to follow her there. Grandma invites the girls to explore her collection of treasures--magical rocks, crystals, seashells, and meteorites--to see what wonders they reveal. "They are alive with wisdom," Grandma says. As her granddaughters look closely, the treasures spark the girls' imaginations. They find stories in the strength of rocks shaped by volcanoes, the cleansing power of beautiful crystals, the mystery of the sea that houses shells and shapes the environment, and the long journey meteorites took to find their way to Earth. This is the power of Grandma's special garden, where wonder grows and stories blossom.



Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Xelena González
Publisher: Cinco Puntos Press
Published: 01/11/2022
ISBN: 9781947627468
Pages: 40
Weight: 0.77lbs
Size: 8.84h x 8.92w x 0.43d
Award: Pura Belpre Award - Winner

Review Citations: Booklist 09/01/2020 pg. 117
Kirkus Reviews 10/15/2020
Publishers Weekly 12/21/2020

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 518370 / Where Wonder Grows
Reading Level: 4.2 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5

Pura Belpré Award, American Library Association (ALA)
ALA/ALSC Notable Children's Books, American Library Association (ALA)
Best Books, Kirkus Reviews
Best Books of the Year, Center for the Study of Multicultural Children's Literature
Skipping Stones Honor Award, Skipping Stones Magazine
Bookstagang Best Books of the Year, Bookstagang

A 2023 Pura Belpré Illustrator Award Winner

From the creators of the award-winning picture book All Around Us comes another lyrical intergenerational story exploring our connections to nature, family, and traditions.

When Grandma walks to her special garden, her granddaughters know to follow her there. Grandma invites the girls to explore her collection of treasures--magical rocks, crystals, seashells, and meteorites--to see what wonders they reveal. "They are alive with wisdom," Grandma says. As her granddaughters look closely, the treasures spark the girls' imaginations. They find stories in the strength of rocks shaped by volcanoes, the cleansing power of beautiful crystals, the mystery of the sea that houses shells and shapes the environment, and the long journey meteorites took to find their way to Earth. This is the power of Grandma's special garden, where wonder grows and stories blossom.



Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Xelena González
Publisher: Cinco Puntos Press
Published: 01/11/2022
ISBN: 9781947627468
Pages: 40
Weight: 0.77lbs
Size: 8.84h x 8.92w x 0.43d
Award: Pura Belpre Award - Winner

Review Citations: Booklist 09/01/2020 pg. 117
Kirkus Reviews 10/15/2020
Publishers Weekly 12/21/2020

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 518370 / Where Wonder Grows
Reading Level: 4.2 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5