Migrant

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Product Details
Price
$18.95  $17.62
Publisher
Groundwood Books
Publish Date
Pages
40
Dimensions
9.7 X 8.8 X 0.6 inches | 0.79 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780888999757

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About the Author
Maxine Trottier has written many award-winning children's books. She was inspired to write Migrant after spending summers in Leamington, Ontario, where she encountered many Mennonites from Mexico. Visit Maxine Trottier's website: http: //www.execulink.com/ maxitrot/index.html

ISABELLE ARSENAULT is an internationally renowned children's book illustrator. Her award-winning books include Jane, the Fox and Me and Louis Undercover by Fanny Britt, Spork and Virginia Wolf by Kyo Maclear, Cloth Lullaby by Amy Novesky (BolognaRagazzi Award) and Colette's Lost Pet, which marked her debut as an author. She has won the Governor General's Award for Children's Literature three times, and three of her picture books have been named as New York Times Best Illustrated Books of the Year. Isabelle lives in Montreal, Quebec, with her family.

Reviews
...moving, inventive and thoughtful...-- "Kirkus Reviews"
The words and images could stand alone as feats of artistic excellence. Together, they form a package that should become a staple for kids learning about Canada's diverse population.--Laura Godfrey "Quill & Quire, STARRED REVIEW"
Separating this work from other children's books about migration and work is the focus on Mexico's Mennonite community and the issues faced by some of its members in Canada and Mexico.-- "Rutgers University Project on Economics and Children"
Without a heavy message, this sensitive offering captures a small child's experience of constant upheaval as she flies like a feather in the wind.--Hazel Rochman "Booklist"
...a wonderful addition to any book collection...--Kristen Ferguson "CM Magazine"
...poignant...--Senta Ross "Canadian Children's Book News"
Migrant does a rare thing in children's books of this type: it teaches without being pedantic-- "32 Pages"
The illustrations...will grab the attention of those sharing this book.-- "Sal's Fiction Addiction"
New York Times Top 10 Book of the year, 2011.-- "The New York Times Book Review"
Lyrical metaphors comparing Anna to various animals reveal her connection to nature, her vivid imagination, and her heartfelt desire to feel more settled.--Lesley Colabucci "Language Arts"