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“Similar in tone to a classic like Henry Huggins, this book is nevertheless firmly set in the 21st century and opens a window to what may be an unfamiliar culture to many readers.” –School Library Journal

Lowji Discovers America

Written by Candace Fleming
Published by Aladdin Paperbacks

For nearly nine-year-old Lowji, the move from big, busy Bombay, India, to Hamlet, Illinois, in America is beginning to seem like a bummer until he finds the “silver” (silver linings). What Lowji discovers first is that “No! No you can’t have a pet,” works no matter where he lives until he finds the “silver.”

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Available As: Paperback
Chapter Book, Age 09 or older

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Setting: United States (Hamlet IL)

Character's Place in the Immigration Journey: Immigrant

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