Marianthe's Story: Painted Words and Spoken Memories
Two separate stories, the first telling of Mari's starting school in a new land, and the second describing village life in her country before she and her family left in search of a better life.
Family Relationships; Culture/Ethnicity; Language barrier; Immigrants and refugees; learning a new language; immigrant family; immigrant children; family separation
mother and father
Jane Addams Children's Book Awards, 1999.Best Children's Books of the Year, 1999 Ages 5 to 9
Best Children's Books of the Year: New Beginnings: Life in a New Land, 2008 Ages 5 to 9
New Beginnings: Life in a New land, 2008
Notable Books for a Global Society, 1999
Special Interest Group of the International Reading Association, 1999
girl artists; new students; villages; storytelling; schools; first day of school; understanding
., Aliki, "Marianthe's Story: Painted Words and Spoken Memories" (1998). Diverse Families. 2014.