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Eyes that Kiss in the Corners

Audiobook
This lyrical and stunning book tells a story about learning to love and celebrate your Asian-shaped eyes, in the of spirit of Hair Love by Matthew A. Cherry.
A young Asian girl notices that her eyes look different from her peers'. They have big, round eyes and long lashes. She realizes that her eyes are like her mother's, her grandmother's, and her little sister's. They have eyes that kiss in the corners and glow like warm tea, crinkle into crescent moons, and are filled with stories of the past and hope for the future.
Drawing from the strength of these powerful women in her life, she recognizes her own beauty and discovers a path to self love and empowerment. This powerful, poetic book will resonate with listeners of all ages and is a celebration of diversity.
"This tale of self-acceptance and respect for one's roots is breathtaking." - Kirkus, starred review
"A young girl finds beauty in her uniqueness." - School Library Journal, starred review
"A poignant testament to familial love and legacy." - Publishers Weekly

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Publisher: OrangeSky Audio Edition: Unabridged
Awards:

OverDrive Listen audiobook

  • ISBN: 9781662256127
  • File size: 2476 KB
  • Release date: January 5, 2021
  • Duration: 00:05:09

MP3 audiobook

  • ISBN: 9781662256127
  • File size: 2480 KB
  • Release date: January 5, 2021
  • Duration: 00:05:09
  • Number of parts: 1

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OverDrive Listen audiobook
MP3 audiobook

Languages

English

Levels

Lexile® Measure:610
Text Difficulty:2-3

This lyrical and stunning book tells a story about learning to love and celebrate your Asian-shaped eyes, in the of spirit of Hair Love by Matthew A. Cherry.
A young Asian girl notices that her eyes look different from her peers'. They have big, round eyes and long lashes. She realizes that her eyes are like her mother's, her grandmother's, and her little sister's. They have eyes that kiss in the corners and glow like warm tea, crinkle into crescent moons, and are filled with stories of the past and hope for the future.
Drawing from the strength of these powerful women in her life, she recognizes her own beauty and discovers a path to self love and empowerment. This powerful, poetic book will resonate with listeners of all ages and is a celebration of diversity.
"This tale of self-acceptance and respect for one's roots is breathtaking." - Kirkus, starred review
"A young girl finds beauty in her uniqueness." - School Library Journal, starred review
"A poignant testament to familial love and legacy." - Publishers Weekly

Expand title description text