On the Block: Stories of Home (Hardcover)

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On the Block: Stories of Home (Hardcover)

By Ellen Oh (Editor)

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From We Need Diverse Books, the organization behind Flying Lessons & Other Stories, comes an inspiring middle-grade anthology that follows the loosely interconnected lives of multigenerational immigrant families, the residents at the Entrada apartment building. Edited by Ellen Oh, a founding member of WNDB.

"The beauty of their shared home does not come from any single person, but instead from the sum of their experiences" -Meg Medina, National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature


12 Families. 12 Cultures. 1 Building.

Welcome to the Entrada, home to these everyday Americans, including
  • the new kid on the block, who is both homesick and curious
  • a Popsicle-bridge builder, a ghost hunter, and a lion dancer
  • their families, friends, and neighbors from all around the world!

Published in partnership with We Need Diverse Books, this anthology features award-winning authors Tracey Baptiste, David Bowles, Adrianna Cuevas, Sayantani DasGupta, Debbi Michiko Florence, Adam Gidwitz, Erin Entrada Kelly, Minh Lê, Ellen Oh, Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich, Andrea Wang, and Jasmine Warga. These inspiring stories celebrate family, friendship, culture, and American immigrant life today.
ELLEN OH is a founding member of We Need Diverse Books and an award-winning author of numerous middle grade novels. She has edited and contributed to Flying Lessons and Other Stories and You Are Here: Connecting Flights. Originally from New York City, Ellen lives in Rockville, Maryland, with her husband, three human children, and two dog children, and has yet to satisfy her quest for a decent bagel.
Product Details ISBN: 9780593648445
ISBN-10: 0593648447
Publisher: Crown Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: October 22nd, 2024
Pages: 208
Language: English