When the cousins came
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|Availability:||Available at 25 Libraries 25 of 29 copies|
A multicultural family story that celebrates kindness and differences
Lila is excited for her cousins Takeo and Rosie to visit. They're going to ride bikes, paint, and camp together! But when the cousins arrive, everything's wrong: Rosie and Takeo are better painters than Lila, have skateboards instead of bikes, and don't want to camp outside.
Lila is terribly disappointed until the cousins make her a surprise: a big banner for their "best cousin" Lila!
Inspired by the author's own large, diverse family, When the Cousins Came is a sensitive story about insecurity, hosting, and friendship. Katie Yamasaki's tale, paired with bright mixed-media art, reminds children that negative thoughts and anxiety over exclusion don't always translate to reality, and that even when plans go wrong you can still have a good time together.
Published ReviewsBooklist Review: "
-- Juvenile fiction.
Japanese Americans -- Juvenile fiction.
Cousins -- Fiction.
Japanese Americans -- Fiction.
|Publisher|| New York :
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm