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A lyrical book about tradition, culture, and togetherness, Tia Fortuna’s New Home explores Tía and Estrella’s Sephardic Jewish and Cuban heritage.

Tia Fortuna’s New Home (Wonderbook Edition)

Written by Ruth Behar and Ruth Behar (Narrator)
Illustrated by Devon Holzwarth
Published by Knopf Books for Young Readers

When Estrella’s Tía Fortuna has to say goodbye to her longtime Miami apartment building, The Seaway, to move to an assisted living community, Estrella spends the day with her. Tía explains the significance of her most important possessions from both her Cuban and Jewish culture, as they learn to say goodbye together and explore a new beginning for Tía.

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Primary ISBN: 9798822669451
Available As: Wonderbook
Picture Book, Age 04 or older

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Setting: United States

Character's Place in the Immigration Journey: Unknown Arrival

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

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