Eyes that kiss in the corners [electronic resource](based on Goodreads ratings)
Genre Electronic books.
Audience Youth 0-15 years
Published 2021. by OrangeSky Audio, Solon
Bib Id 2502484
Description 1 online resource (1 audio file) : digital
02701nim a2200469Ka 4500
9781662256127 (sound recording)
Eyes that kiss in the corners [electronic resource]
1 online resource (1 audio file) : digital
Narrator: Natalie Naudus Bradner.
This lyrical and stunning book tells a story about learning to love and celebrate your Asian-shaped eyes, in the of spirit of Hair Love by Matthew A. Cherry. A young Asian girl notices that her eyes look different from her peers'. They have big, round eyes and long lashes. She realizes that her eyes are like her mother's, her grandmother's, and her little sister's. They have eyes that kiss in the corners and glow like warm tea, crinkle into crescent moons, and are filled with stories of the past and hope for the future. Drawing from the strength of these powerful women in her life, she recognizes her own beauty and discovers a path to self love and empowerment. This powerful, poetic book will resonate with listeners of all ages and is a celebration of diversity. "This tale of self-acceptance and respect for one's roots is breathtaking." - Kirkus, starred review "A young girl finds beauty in her uniqueness." - School Library Journal, starred review "A poignant testament to familial love and legacy." - Publishers Weekly
Text Difficulty 2 - Text Difficulty 3
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