King for a Day
Lee & Low Books
Even though he is confined to a wheelchair, a Pakistani boy tries to capture the most kites during Basant, the annual spring kite festival, and become "king" for the day. Includes an afterword about the Basant festival.
Disability and Health; Physical disability; wheelchair user; child in a wheelchair
Best Children's Books of the Year, 2014 Today
Choices, 2015 Picture Books for School-Age Children
CSMCL Best Books, 2014 Children's Literature
Global Reading:Selected Literature for Children and Teens Set in Other Countries, 2013 Asia/Pacific: Picture Book
Kirkus Book Review Stars, 2013
School Library Journal Book Review Stars, 2013 Fiction
Pakistan; kites; Basant; festival; siblings; competition; bullies
Khan, Rukhsana, "King for a Day" (2013). Diverse Families. 1795.