By Dan Yaccarino
Dan Yaccarino’s great-grandfather arrived at Ellis Island with a small shovel and his mom and dad’ solid suggestion: “Work not easy, yet be sure to take pleasure in lifestyles, and not overlook your family.” With uncomplicated textual content and hot, colourful illustrations, Yaccarino recounts how the little shovel was once handed down via 4 generations of this Italian-American family—along with the nice advice.
It’s a narrative that would have childrens asking their mom and dad and grandparents: the place did we come from? How did our relations make the adventure all of the approach to America?
“A shovel is simply a shovel, yet in Dan Yaccarino’s arms it turns into how to dig deep into the earlier and honor all those that helped make us who we are.” —Eric Rohmann, winner of the Caldecott Medal for My pal Rabbit
“All find out how to America is a charmer. Yaccarino’s heartwarming tale jewelry truly with fact, stable cheer, and love.” —Tomie dePaola, winner of a Caldecott Honor Award for Strega Nona
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