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Pájaro Blanco / White Bird

Pájaro Blanco / White Bird

by R. J. Palacio
Paperback
Publication Date: 23/03/2020
  $34.50
En esta historia la abuela de Julian le cuenta c mo ella, Sara, fue acogida por una familia en un pueblofranc s ocupado por los nazis durante la Segunda Guerra Mundial.

Le explica c mo fue perseguida por ser jud a y c mo el ni o al que todos rechazaban se convirti en su salvador y mejor amigo.

Esta desgarradora y conmovedora experiencia demuestra el poder de la amabilidad para cambiar corazones, construir puentes e incluso salvar vidas. Como su abuela le dice a Julian: Siempre se necesita valor para ser amable, pero en aquellos tiempos, esa amabilidad pod a costarte todo .
La primera novela gr fica de R. J. Palacio tiene un simbolismo tan potente que es capaz de traernos del pasado un valios simo mensaje.

ENGLISH DESCRIPTION

Inspired by her blockbuster phenomenon Wonder, R. J. Palacio makes her graphic novel debut with an unforgettable story of the power of kindness and unrelenting courage in a time of war.

"I was captivated by White Bird. It tells the hardest truths with honesty and calm (so that young readers can hear them). R.J. Palacio brings to life the nature of heroism and the real risks we face today." --Meg Medina, Newbery award-winning author of Mercy Suarez Changes Gears

In R. J. Palacio's bestselling collection of stories Auggie & Me, which expands on characters in Wonder, readers were introduced to Julian's grandmother, Grandm re. Here, Palacio makes her graphic novel debut with Grandm re's heartrending story: how she, a young Jewish girl, was hidden by a family in a Nazi-occupied French village during World War II; how the boy she and her classmates once shunned became her savior and best friend.

Sara's harrowing experience movingly demonstrates the power of kindness to change hearts, build bridges, and even save lives. As Grandm re tells Julian, "It always takes courage to be kind, but in those days, such kindness could cost you everything." With poignant symbolism and gorgeous artwork that brings Sara's story out of the past and cements it firmly in this moment in history, White Bird is sure to captivate anyone who was moved by the book Wonder or the blockbuster movie adaptation and its message.

Praise for Wonder:
#1 New York Times bestseller
USA Today bestseller
Time Magazine's 100 Best Young Adult Books of All Time

"In a wonder of a debut, Palacio has written a crackling page-turner filled with characters you can't help but root for." --Entertainment Weekly

"Rich and memorable." --The New York Times

"A beautiful, funny and sometimes sob-making story of quiet transformation." --The Wall Street Journal

ISBN:
9786073188296
9786073188296
Category:
Historical fiction (Children's / Teenage)
Format:
Paperback
Publication Date:
23-03-2020
Language:
Spanish
Publisher:
Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial
Country of origin:
Spain
Dimensions (mm):
210.82x134.11x18.54mm
Weight:
0.4kg
R. J. Palacio

R. J. Palacio lives in NYC with her husband, two sons, and two dogs. For more than twenty years, she was an art director and graphic designer, designing book jackets for other people while waiting for the perfect time in her life to start writing her own novel.

But one day several years ago, a chance encounter with an extraordinary child in front of an ice cream store made R. J. realize that the perfect time to write that novel had finally come. Wonder is her first novel. She did not design the cover, but she sure does love it.

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