Being Home

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10.3 X 10.0 X 0.4 inches | 0.95 pounds

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About the Author
Best-selling author Traci Sorell writes inclusive, award-winning historical and contemporary fiction and nonfiction in a variety of formats for young people. She is a two-time Sibert Medal and Orbis Pictus honoree and an award-winning audiobook narrator and producer. Eight of her books have received awards from the American Indian Library Association, including At the Mountain's Base, Contenders: Two Native Baseball Players, One World Series and She Persisted: Wilma Mankiller. A former federal Indigenous law attorney and policy advocate, Traci is a Cherokee Nation citizen and first-generation college graduate. She lives within her tribe's reservation in northeastern Oklahoma.

Author Site: https: // Social: @tracisorell

Michaela Goade is a 2021 Caldecott Medalist and the New York Times bestselling illustrator of We Are Water Protectors, also a 2020 Kirkus Prize finalist. Her other books include Encounter; Shanyaak'utlaax: Salmon Boy, winner of the 2018 American IndianYouth Literature Award for Best Picture Book; and Berry Song, which received a Caldecott Honor. Michaela's work focuses on Indigenous kidlit, and she is honored to work with Indigenous authors and tribal organizations in the creation of beautiful, much-needed books. She is also an enrolled member of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska.

Author Site: https: // Social: @michaelagoade
Praise for Being Home By Traci Sorell; illustrated by Michaela Goade:

American Booksellers Association May/June 2024 Kids' Indie Next List
Kirkus Reviews 15 Best May Books for Young Readers

★ "An evocative, heartwarming testament to the power of home and community." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review

★" It's a joyful image of a family embracing change that examines "the rhythm of being home." --- Publishers Weekly starred review

★ "[With] lush, detailed illustrations...[the] girl's imagination is rendered in a vibrant pink hue that is present in one way or another on every page. The family's 'new' home is a place of community and warmth, a place where the 'rhythm of home' is palpable. Readers young and old will want to linger with these gorgeous pages, noting the rich textures and details." -- Booklist, starred review