Un mapa hacia el mundo (A Map into the World)

  • Interest Level: Kindergarten - Grade 3
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

“Filled with wonder and sorrow and happiness.” —Alison McGhee, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Someday

A heartfelt story of a young girl seeking beauty and connection in a busy world, now in Spanish.

As the seasons change, so too does a young Hmong girl’s world. She moves into a new home with her family and encounters both birth and death. As this curious girl explores life inside her house and beyond, she collects bits of the natural world. But who are her treasures for?

A moving picture book debut from acclaimed Hmong American author Kao Kalia Yang.

“Repleto de maravilla, tristeza y felicidad”. —Alison McGhee, #1 New York Times autora del éxito en ventas Someday

Una historia conmovedora de una niña que busca la belleza y la conexión en un mundo atareado.

A medida que cambian las estaciones, también cambia el mundo de una niña pequeña Hmong. Ella se muda a un nuevo hogar junto a su familia y se encuentra tanto con el nacimiento como con la muerte. Mientras esta pequeña curiosa explora la vida dentro y fuera de su hogar, recolecta fragmentos del mundo natural. ¿Pero para quiénes son sus tesoros?

Un conmovedor libro ilustrado con el que debuta la aclamada autora americana de origen Hmong, Kao Kalia Yang.

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Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Picture Books
Category Diverse Books: Immigration & Refugees, Diverse Books: #OwnVoices, Diverse Books: Race & Ethnicity, Diversity, SEL: A Self-Awareness, SEL: C Social Awareness, SEL: D Relationship Skills, Social Emotional Learning, Spanish-Language
Copyright 2021
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Carolrhoda Books ®
Language Spanish
Number of Pages 40
Publication Date 2021-08-01
Text Type Fiction
BISACS JUV039030, JUV011020, JUV039060
Dewey [E]
Dimensions 8.5 x 10.375
Lexile 730
Features Author/Illustrator biography and Original artwork

Author: Kao Kalia Yang

Kao Kalia Yang is a Hmong American writer, teacher and public speaker. Born in the refugee camps of Thailand to a family that escaped the genocide of the Secret War in Laos, she came to America at the age six. Yang holds degrees from Carleton College and Columbia University. Her work includes creative nonfiction, poetry, and children's books such as A Map into the World, The Shared Room, and From the Tops of the Trees. Her work has won numerous awards and recognition including multiple Minnesota Book Awards, a Charlotte Zolotow Honor, an ALA Notable Children's Book Award, the 2023 Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature, Dayton's Literary Peace Prize, and a PEN USA Award in Nonfiction.

Illustrator: Seo Kim

Seo Kim received her MFA in Illustration Practice from Maryland Institute College of Art. A South Korean native, she divides her time between Busan and Baltimore. Seo lives with her family in Baltimore, Maryland, where she teaches illustration at Towson University.