In this unique collaboration, four authors (Diane Wilson, Sun Yung Shin, Shannon Gibney, John Coy) lyrically explore where they each come from―literally and metaphorically―as well as what unites all of us as humans.
Richly layered illustrations connect past and present, making for an accessible and visually striking look at history, family, and identity.
“This is a wonderful story that captivates you from
the very beginning. You will start and end the story
with a smile. Cray’s voice is unique and draws readers
in through funny and realistic moments.
—School Library Connection
Their Great Gift:
and Hope in a New Land
“A heartfelt reminder of a significant American ideal.” —Kirkus Reviews
“A visual smorgasbord that informs young readers—and reminds older ones—
how the United States was and continues to be made.”—Publishers Weekly
“An attractive and inspiring look at immigration to the United States,
sure to spark discussions at home or in the classroom.”—School Library Journal