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A Nation's Hope by Matt de la Pena
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Jun 06, 11

really liked it
bookshelves: childrensbooks, nfpb, bookaday, nf-comp-strategy, wonderful-use-of-language, writing-mentor, pair-for-background-knowledge
Read in June, 2011

This book is beautifully written by de le Pena and gorgeously illustrated by Kadir Nelson - what doesn't he do well?!! It is a perfect companion book for the MG historical fiction by Andrea Davis Pinkney, Bird in a Box.

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