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“A sweet and gently poignant title that would make a lovely addition to collections underscoring the hopeful side of the immigrant experience.”
—School Library Journal 

A Thousand White Butterflies

Written by Jessica Betancourt-Perez and Karen Lynn Williams
Illustrated by Gina Maldonado
Published by Charlesbridge

Isabella has recently arrived from Colombia with her mother and abuela. She misses Papa, who is still in South America. It’s her first day of school, her make-new-friends day, but when classes are canceled because of too much snow, Isabella misses warm, green, Colombia more than ever. Then Isabella meets Katie and finds out that making friends in the cold is easier than she thought!

Primary ISBN: 9781580895774
Available As: Hardcover, eBook
Picture Book, Age 05 or older

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Setting: United States

Character’s New Arrival/New American Status: Immigrant

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

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