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Author Umrigar, Thrity N., author.

Title Sugar in milk / by Thrity Umrigar ; illustrated by Khoa Le.

Publication Info. Philadelphia : RP Kids, 2020.


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Children's Department  J PIC BLUE UMRIGAR    Check Shelf
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Children's Department  J PICTURE UMRIGAR    Check Shelf
 Bloomfield, Prosser Library - Children's Department  J PIC. BK UMRIGAR    Check Shelf
 Bristol, Main Library - Children's Department  JIF UMRIGAR    Check Shelf
 Bristol, Manross Branch - Children's Department  JE UMRIGAR    Check Shelf
 Canton Public Library - Children's Department  J BIN FAIRY TALES UMRIGAR    Check Shelf
 Colchester, Cragin Memorial Library - Children's Department  FOLK & FAIRY TALES E UMR    Check Shelf
 East Hartford, Raymond Library - Children's Department  JJ UMRIGAR    Check Shelf
 Enfield, Main Library - Children's Department  E UMRIGAR    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - New Children's Books  JE UMRIGAR    DUE 02-17-22

Edition First edition.
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Summary "A young immigrant girl joins her aunt and uncle in a new country that is unfamiliar to her. She struggles with loneliness, with a fierce longing for the culture and familiarity of home, until one day, her aunt takes her on a walk. As the duo strolls through their city park, the girl's aunt begins to tell her an old myth, and a story within the story begins. A long time ago, a group of refugees arrived on a foreign shore. The local king met them, determined to refuse their request for refuge. But there was a language barrier, so the king filled a glass with milk and pointed to it as a way of saying that the land was full and couldn't accommodate the strangers. Then, the leader of the refugees dissolved sugar in the glass of milk. His message was clear: Like sugar in milk, our presence in your country will sweeten your lives. The king embraced the refugee, welcoming him and his people. The folktale depicted in this book was a part of author Thrity Umrigar's Zoroastrian upbringing as a Parsi child in India, but resonates for children of all backgrounds, especially those coming to a new homeland"
Subject Immigrants -- Juvenile fiction.
Homesickness -- Juvenile fiction.
Refugees -- Juvenile fiction.
Loneliness -- Juvenile fiction.
Aunts -- Juvenile fiction.
Emigration and immigration -- Juvenile fiction.
Iranian Americans -- Juvenile fiction.
Iranians -- India -- Juvenile fiction.
Kings and rulers -- Juvenile fiction.
Immigrant children -- Fiction.
Immigrants -- Fiction.
Iranian Americans -- Fiction.
Homesickness -- Fiction.
Loneliness in children -- Fiction.
Aunts -- Fiction.
Emigration and immigration -- Fiction.
Iranians -- India -- Fiction.
JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places / Asia.
JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Emigration & Immigration.
JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Emotions & Feelings.
Aunts. (OCoLC)fst00821339
Emigration and immigration. (OCoLC)fst00908690
Homesickness. (OCoLC)fst00959635
Immigrants. (OCoLC)fst00967712
Iranian Americans. (OCoLC)fst00978794
Iranians. (OCoLC)fst00978818
Kings and rulers. (OCoLC)fst00987694
Loneliness. (OCoLC)fst01002214
Refugees. (OCoLC)fst01092797
India. (OCoLC)fst01210276
Genre/Form Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Picture books. (OCoLC)fst01726789
Social problem fiction. (OCoLC)fst01982507
Picture books.
Social problem fiction.
Added Author Le, Khoa, 1982- illustrator.
ISBN 9780762495191 (hardcover)
0762495197 (hardcover)
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