Someone New

Someone New

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Coming June 19, 2018. Preorder now!

By: Anne Sibley O'Brien

In this companion story to I'm New Here, three elementary schoolers — who aren't new — begin to understand and embrace three immigrant students.

Are you new here? Do you know someone new? In I'm New Here and Someone New, young readers explore the immigrant experience through both "windows" and "mirrors." In I'm New Here, readers meet three recent immigrants trying to adjust to a new country and school. In Someone New, the same story is told from the perspective of the students who welcome the newcomers. An honest and heartwarming look at diversity, inclusion, and friendship.

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Author Bio:

Anne Sibley O'Brien, author & illustrator

Anne Sibley O'Brien knew she wanted to be an artist by the time she was seven. She was raised bilingual and bicultural, living in the cities of Seoul and Taegu, and on the island of Kojedo. Returning to the US at age 19, Annie attended Mount Holyoke College where she majored in studio art. She spent her junior year back in Korea at Ewha Women's University in Seoul, where she studied Korean arts, including oriental painting. During college, she decided that she wanted to pursue a career in children's book illustration. She has illustrated more than twenty-five picture books, including After Gandhi, A Path of Stars, and the Jamaica books by Juanita Havill (Houghton Mifflin) and the Talking Walls books by Margy Burns Knight (Tilsbury). Anne lives on Peaks Island in Maine.

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ISBN: 978-1-58089-831-7

ISBN: 978-1-63289-715-2 EPUB
ISBN: 978-1-63289-716-9 PDF
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Ages: 5-8
Page count: 32
81/2 x 91/2

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