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A flicker of hope  Cover Image Book Book

A flicker of hope / written by Cynthia Harmony ; illustrated by Devon Holzwarth.

Harmony, Cynthia, (author.). Holzwarth, Devon, (illustrator.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593525760
  • ISBN: 0593525760
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Viking, 2024.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"A story of migration"--Cover.
Summary, etc.:
A heartwarming tale of a girl waiting for her beloved Papá to return when the monarchs fly south to their home in Mexico. Lucía loves to watch the monarchs' migration from her home in Mexico with Papá. But this year, the monarchs' journey north holds extra weight; Papá is heading north, too, to look for work. He promises her that when "the weather turns cold and the monarcas return, our winged ancestors will guide me home." So while he spends the summer months harvesting produce on faraway farms, Lucía watches the skies for signs of the monarchs' -- and her papá's -- return. Told through the parallel stories of the butterflies' journey and Lucía's migrant farmer father, Cynthia Harmony's A Flicker of Hope is a love letter to the power of families and nature, both of which know no borders.
Subject: Migrant agricultural laborers > Juvenile fiction.
Monarch butterfly > Juvenile fiction.
Emigration and immigration > Juvenile fiction.
Return migration > Juvenile fiction.
Parent and child > Juvenile fiction.
Mexican American migrant agricultural laborers > Fiction.
Monarch butterfly > Fiction.
Emigration and immigration > Fiction.
Return migration > Fiction.
Parent and child > Fiction.
Genre: Picture books.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Janet Carlson Calvert Library. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Janet Carlson Calvert Library - Franklin.


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