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Tala Learns To Siva

ISBN

9781338859317

Publisher & Publication Year

Scholastic, 2024

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Author

Kealani Netane (Native Hawaiian/Samoan)

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Illustrator

Dung Ho

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Tala is a Samoan girl who looks up to her Aunty Sina. Tala wishes she could do the traditional dance, taualuga, just like her Aunty. Tala has the perfect opportunity to show her dance moves at her Grandma’s birthday. But when Tala is about to start her performance, she freezes with nervousness. Can she overcome her nerves by drawing on the courage and strength of the family around her?

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