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Carmela Full of Wishes

Carmela Full of Wishes

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By Matt de la Peña,
Illustrated by Christian Robinson
An Instant New York Times Bestseller!

In their first collaboration since the Newbery Medal- and Caldecott Honor-winning Last Stop on Market Street, Matt de la Peña and Christian Robinson deliver a poignant and timely new picture book that's sure to be an instant classic.

When Carmela wakes up on her birthday, her wish has already come true--she's finally old enough to join her big brother as he does the family errands. Together, they travel through their neighborhood, past the crowded bus stop, the fenced-off repair shop, and the panadería, until they arrive at the Laundromat, where Carmela finds a lone dandelion growing in the pavement. But before she can blow its white fluff away, her brother tells her she has to make a wish. If only she can think of just the right wish to make . . .

With lyrical, stirring text and stunning, evocative artwork, Matt de la Peña and Christian Robinson have crafted a moving ode to family, to dreamers, and to finding hope in the most unexpected places.
Hardcover / Juvenile Fiction / Family / Siblings / Imagination & Play / Social Themes / Emotions & Feelings
Ages 4 to 8, Grades PK to 4th
0.4" H x 10.2" L x 9.2" W (0.95 lbs) 40 pages

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