The Naming of Tishkin Silk
Farrar Straus Giroux
Family Relationships; Family member death; Kinship care; death of a sister; grandparent raising grandchildren
The first book in the Kingdom of Silk series. Griffin has a secret in his heart that nobody else knows - until he meets Layla., a princess with a daisy-chain crown.
USBBY Outstanding International Books, 2010; Cochecho Readers' Award, 2010-2011, Nominee; The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection; Children's Book of the Year Award, 2004, Honour Book, Younger Reader; UKLA Children's Book Award, 2014, Short List, Ages (7-11); Society of School Librarians International Book Awards, 2009, Honor Book, Language Arts K-6 Novels
dog; crow; princes and princesses; sadness; Zeus; sisters; family
Millard, Glenda, "The Naming of Tishkin Silk" (2009). DIVerse Families. 785.