The Most Beautiful Thing

A warmhearted and tender true story about a young girl finding beauty where she never thought to look. Drawn from author Kao Kalia Yang's childhood experiences as a Hmong refugee, this moving Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 305.8959/72073
  • Copyright: 2020


“Yang centers her cherished paternal grandmother in this poignant picture book memoir.”—Publishers Weekly View →


“A sincere narrative that centers on the power of family love.”—starred, School Library Journal View →


“Richly colored mixed-media illustrations feature beautiful, intricate patterns as a backdrop to this tale of a close-knit, multigenerational family.”—Booklist View →


“A deep and moving reflection on enduring hardship and generational love. . . . Poignant storytelling with stunning visuals.”—starred, Kirkus Reviews View →