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Poignant…The focus on community and sharing of resources emphasiz[es] a group mentality of communal survival…Worthy and needed.”
—Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books

Night on the Sand

Written by Monica Mayper
Illustrated by Jaime Kim
Published by Clarion Books

In a tender tale of community and resiliency, two brothers who become refugees find hope in their bond with each other and through their connections with the people they encounter.

“We were not alone,” is the refrain of this moving picture book that encourages empathy and acts of generosity while celebrating the power of human connection.

A little boy looks to his big brother for guidance after a disaster levels their city. Together, the boys journey to a sheltering beach, where they are welcomed by fellow survivors.

Absorbing the warmth of the new community, they begin to help others and to regain a steadying sense of hope.

Primary ISBN: 9781328884183
Publication Date: August 2022
Available As: Hardcover
Picture Book , Age 4 or older

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Setting: Unspecified

Character’s New Arrival/New American Status: Refugee

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