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Longing to get her family back to normal after a tragedy, a girl uses her love of the ocean, special-effects make-up, and Filipino folklore—plus a special visit from her great-grandfather—to find a way to help them move on. Publication is slated for 2020.
Published 2020 by Random House/Lamb
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Mae Respicio
Oct 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
I love this book!!!
Kristin Crouch
Feb 09, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Thank you to the author for sharing an ARC with Collabookation.
Kaia has grown up in a three-generational home and cherished every moment with her Tatang (grandfather). He is a supporter like no other: he encourages her (and her siblings) to always be their best, stay true to themselves, and understand their place in the world. In stressful moments, he loves to slow the world down for them to help them be mindful and at peace. When they are in the mood for adventure, his stories of Philipino
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Katie Reilley
Jan 11, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Thank you to the author and Random House Kids for sharing an early copy with #bookexpedition.

Twelve year old Kaia and her family live in California near the beach. She has a passion for creating special effects make-up and turning her best friends into magical creatures. She loves spending time with her great-grandpa, Tatang, who’s lived with her family her whole life. When Tatang shares that he’d like to move back to his homeland in the Philippines, Kaia is devastated and can’t imagine her
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Lorie Barber
Feb 16, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Beautiful, action-packed, yet meditative follow up to The House That Lou Built, Kaia’s story centers on her relationship with her great-grandfather, her perceptions of his expectations, and finding her place in the world. I love her great-grandfather’s wisdom (“Where are your feet?”) and how he responds to the negativity in the world. The lessons he teaches Kaia and her friends, Trey and Abby, are priceless and ones we could all integrate into our lives. A definite add to my class library when ...more
Jen Petro-Roy
Jan 29, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2020, arc, ebook, middle-grade
I adored this. Left me with a feeling of such warmth and love.
Amanda Rawson Hill
May 14, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This book is emotional and beautiful. I loved it!
Shae
Feb 18, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Kaia is spending the summer with her great-grandfather before he moves back to the Philippines. Her goal is to make him proud before he leaves and maybe convince him to stay! This touching story is filled with many life lessons!
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Mae Respicio grew up in Northern California and like the main character in her debut middle grade novel, spent many childhood summers dancing in a Filipino folk dance troupe. Mae is a past recipient of a PEN Center USA Emerging Voices Fellowship. She's been a writer-in-residence at Hedgebrook and Atlantic Center for the Arts and has published a variety of musings on parenthood. She lives with her ...more