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United Nations International School, Hanoi
When a young boy visits his grandfather, their lack of a common language leads to confusion, frustration, and silence. But as they sit down to draw together, something magical happens - with a shared love of art and storytelling, the two form a bond that goes beyond words.
From the award-winning and bestselling creators of Drawn Together comes the fantastic tale of a magical elevator that will lift your spirits--and press all the right buttons! Iris loves to push the elevator buttons in her apartment building, but when it's time to share the fun with a new member of the family, she's pretty put out. That is, until the sudden appearance of a mysterious new button opens up entire realms of possibility, places where she can escape and explore on her own. But when she's forced to choose between going at it alone or letting her little brother tag along, Iris finds that sharing a discovery with the people you love can be the most wonderful experience of all.
Let me finish!
Let Me Finish!
A hilarious story about not spoiling the end of the story -- selected as a Best book of 2016 by NPR, Betsy Bird/School Library Journal, the Nerdy Book Club, and others. When our young hero settles in to read, the last thing he wants is for some noisy animals to ruin the ending of his book. But ruin it they do. And as it turns out, the boy is quickly approaching a surprise ending of his own! Maybe he should have listened to the animals after all. . . .
The perfect seat
The Perfect Seat
Minh Lê, comes a playful ode to laptime storytelling, but first, they must find the perfect seat!
This cozy picture book takes readers through various opposites as characters search for just the right spot, when the answer falls right into their laps -- because the perfect seat for a child is, indeed, right in a parent's lap.
Green Lantern: Legacy
Thirteen-year-old Tai Pham lives in the apartment above his grandmother's store, where his bedroom is crammed with sketchpads and comic books. But not even his most imaginative drawings could compare to the colorful adventure he's about to embark on. When Tai inherits his grandmother's jade ring, he soon finds out it's more than it appears. Suddenly he's being inducted into a group of space cops known as the Green Lanterns, his neighborhood is being overrun by some racist bullies, and every time he puts pen to paper, he's forced to confront that he might not be creative enough or strong enough to uphold his ba's legacy. Now Tai must decide what kind of hero he wants to be- will he learn to soar above his insecurities or will the past keep him grounded?