A Path of Stars

Title

A Path of Stars

Illustrator

Anne Sibley O'Brien

Publisher

Charlesbridge

Publication Year

2012

ISBN

9781570917356

Pages

40 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

A refugee from Cambodia, Dara's beloved grandmother is grief-stricken when she learns her brother has died, and it is up to Dara to try and heal her.

Grade Level

K-3

Lexile Measure

560L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Culture/Ethnicity; Family member death; Immigrants and refugees; death of a great uncle; relocation; resettlement; emigration; asylum; evacuees; refugee camp

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

Asian (Cambodian)

Family Formation

mother, father, and grandmother

Awards

Asian Pacific American Award for Literature, 2012-2013, Honor, Picture Book
Maine Literary Award, 2013, Finalist, Children's Book
Best Children's Books of the Year, 2013 Today
Choices, 2013

Keywords

Cambodia; grandmothers; granddaughters; grief; bereavement; Maine; stories; war; prayer

Diversity Impact

direct

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