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Where We Come From



Publisher & Publication Year

Carolrhoda Books, 2022

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Diane Wilson (Dakota), John Coy, Shannon Gibney, and Sun Yung Shin

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In this collaboration, four authors explore where they each come from—literally and metaphorically—as well as what unites all of us as humans. Speaking from a diverse array of experiences, the contributors describe a range of topics, from historical events to personal memories. Together, the reflections in Where We Come From examine the many and complex meanings of history, family, and identity.

Notable Achievements


Kirkus Reviews: "Individual details form a warm and inclusive view of humanity."

School Library Journal: "Outstanding in all ways, this title deserves a place in most collections and adds a wonderful opportunity for upper elementary students (and higher!) to unpack our complicated histories."

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