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“A gorgeous picture book celebrating tradition, family, and memories. Highly recommended for school and public libraries.”
School Library Journal, Starred Review

A Crown for Corina

Written by Laekan Zea Kemp
Illustrated by Elisa Chavarri
Published by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Today is Corina’s birthday, and she’s excited to wear the biggest crown with the most beautiful flowers picked from her abuela’s garden.

Each flower tells a special story about all the ways Corina is rooted in the family she loves.

With elegant and eye-catching illustrations from award-winning artist Elisa Chavarri, this charming story shares a beloved family tradition through one girl’s journey of self-discovery as she learns about the symbolism behind the Mexican flower crown.

Primary ISBN: 9780759556843
Publication Date: February 2023
Available As: Hardcover
Picture Book, Age 04 or older

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Setting: United States

Character's Place in the Immigration Journey: Unspecified

Book Creator(s) Connection to the Community Represented: Own Voices/Lived Experience

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