Two White Rabbits

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Product Details

Price
$18.95  $17.43
Publisher
Groundwood Books
Publish Date
Pages
32
Dimensions
8.8 X 0.5 X 8.3 inches | 0.9 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781554987412

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About the Author

Jairo Buitrago is a children's book author who has collaborated with Rafael Yockteng on several award-winning picture books, including Jimmy the Greatest! (which received six starred reviews) and Camino a casa. Together, Jairo Buitrago and Rafael Yockteng have won the "A la Orilla del Viento" contest (Fondo de Cultura Económica de México), and their books have been named to IBBY's Honor List, "Los mejores libros del año" (Venezuela's Banco del Libro), Kirkus Best Books, the Horn Book Fanfare, and they have been selected by the International Youth Library in Munich, Germany, for the White Ravens Catalogue.

Rafael Yockteng has illustrated many highly acclaimed children's books, including Sopa de frijoles / Bean Soup by Jorge Argueta (USBBY Outstanding International Books) and Jimmy the Greatest! by Jairo Buitrago, which received six starred reviews. Together, Rafael Yockteng and Jairo Buitrago have won the "A la Orilla del Viento" contest (Fondo de Cultura Económica de México), and their books have been named to IBBY's Honor List, "Los mejores libros del año" (Venezuela's Banco del Libro), Kirkus Best Books, the Horn Book Fanfare, and they have been selected by the International Youth Library in Munich, Germany, for the White Ravens Catalogue.

Reviews

A Kirkus Reviews Best Picture Book of the Year
A School Library Journal Best Picture Book of the Year
A NCTE Charlotte Huck Award for Outstanding Fiction for Children Recommended Book
A USBBY Outstanding International Book
A Bank Street College of Education Best Children's Book of the Year
Selected for the Notable Books for a Global Society list

"Hope and hardship coexist in this haunting look at refugees fleeing home in hopes of a safer, more secure life." -- Publishers Weekly, starred review

"An important and timely picture book for every library collection." -- School Library Journal, starred review

"...it's a masterpiece of understatement. In leaving readers with much to wonder about, the book packs the most powerful of punches." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"Two White Rabbits belongs on bookshelves everywhere: it's an extraordinary, compelling first step to understanding and empathy, and a persuasive teaching tool to inspire effective doing." -- BookDragon

"Older readers will appreciate the allegory, and younger ones the simplicity of this spare immigration tale." -- Booklist