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              Pajaro Blanco / White Bird
               

              Pajaro Blanco / White Bird (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Palacio, R. J.

              • RRP: $36.50
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              En esta historia la abuela de Julian le cuenta como ella, Sara, fue acogida por una familia en un pueblofrances ocupado por los nazis durante la Segunda Guerra Mundial. Le explica como fue perseguida por ser judia y como el nino al que todos rechazaban se convirtio en su salvador... y mejor amigo. Esta desgarradora y conmovedora experiencia demuestra el poder de la amabilidad para cambiar corazones, construir puentes e incluso salvar vidas. Como su abuela le dice a Julian: Siempre se necesita valor para ser amable, pero en aquellos tiempos, esa amabilidad podia costarte todo . La primera novela grafica de R. J. Palacio tiene un simbolismo tan potente que es capaz de traernos del pasado un valiosisimo mensaje. ENGLISH DESCRIPTION Inspired by her blockbuster phenomenon Wonder, R. J. Palacio makes her graphic novel debut with an unforgettable story of the power of kindness and unrelenting courage in a time of war. I was captivated by White Bird. It tells the hardest truths with honesty and calm (so that young readers can hear them). R.J. Palacio brings to life the nature of heroism and the real risks we face today. --Meg Medina, Newbery award-winning author of Mercy Suarez Changes Gears In R. J. Palacio's bestselling collection of stories Auggie & Me, which expands on characters in Wonder, readers were introduced to Julian's grandmother, Grandmere. Here, Palacio makes her graphic novel debut with Grandmere's heartrending story: how she, a young Jewish girl, was hidden by a family in a Nazi-occupied French village during World War II; how the boy she and her classmates once shunned became her savior and best friend. Sara's harrowing experience movingly demonstrates the power of kindness to change hearts, build bridges, and even save lives. As Grandmere tells Julian, It always takes courage to be kind, but in those days, such kindness could cost you everything. With poignant symbolism and gorgeous artwork that brings Sara's story out of the past and cements it firmly in thi
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              ISBN 9786073188296
              Released AU 21 Apr 2020
              Publisher Nube de Tinta
              Interest Age 8-12 years
              Language (Spanish)
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