Lubna and Pebble

Title

Lubna and Pebble

Authors

Wendy Meddour

Illustrator

Daniel Egneus

Publisher

Dial Books

Publication Year

2019

ISBN

9780525554165

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Lubna's best friend is a pebble. Pebble always listens to her stories. Pebble always smiles when she feels scared. But when a lost little boy arrives in the World of Tents, Lubna realizes that he needs Pebble even more than she does. This emotionally stirring and stunningly illustrated picture book explores one girl's powerful act of friendship in the midst of an unknown situation.

Grade Level

PK-1; K-3

Lexile Measure

460L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Culture/Ethnicity; Homelessness; Immigrants and refugees; displaced; refugee family; relocation; resettlement

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

Asian (Middle Eastern)

Family Formation

father

Keywords

friendship; hope; pebble; safety; tents; smile; warmth; war; tent city; comfort

Diversity Impact

indirect

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