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Eyes that kiss in the corners / Joanna Ho ; illustrated by Dung Ho.

Ho, Joanna, (author.). Ho, Dung, (illustrator.).

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  • 7 of 16 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at North Kansas City.

Current holds

1 current hold with 16 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
North Kansas City Public Library JE HO (Text) 0001002441895 JUV Easy New In transit -

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This lyrical, stunning picture book tells a story about learning to love and celebrate your Asian-shaped eyes, in the spirit of Hair Love by Matthew A. Cherry, and is a celebration of diversity. 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 picture book will resonate with readers of all ages.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 4-8.
Subject: Self-confidence > Juvenile fiction.
Asian Americans > Juvenile fiction.
Mothers and daughters > Juvenile fiction.
Grandparent and child > Juvenile fiction.
Sisters > Juvenile fiction.
Physical-appearance-based bias > Juvenile fiction.
Cultural pluralism > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Picture books.

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