Isla to Island

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This stunning wordless graphic novel* follows a young girl in the 1960s who immigrates from Cuba to the United States and must redefine what home means to her.

Marisol loves her colorful island home. Cuba is vibrant with flowers and food and people…but things are changing. The home Marisol loves is no longer safe—and then it’s no longer her home at all. Her parents are sending her to the United States. Alone.

Nothing about Marisol’s new life in cold, gray Brooklyn feels like home—not the language, school, or even her foster parents. But Marisol starts to realize that home isn’t always a place. And finding her way can be as simple as staying true to herself.


*Wordless graphic novels are a wonderful way to develop visual literacy skills in children. 


Product Details:
ISBN/EAN: 1534469249 / 9781534469242
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 
Publish Date: March 15, 2022
Pages: 192
Target Age: 10+