Judith Caseley Sisters

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Sisters

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Kika has just been adopted -- and she's worried. There's so much that's new to her: a different language, new friends to make, and something she's never had before -- a family.

Melissa has a new sister -- and she's excited. There's so much to share with Kika: trips to the playground, afternoons at the library, and birthday parties.

Through each new experience, Kika and Melissa discover that sisterhood can be fun, challenging, and sometimes unpredictable, but always rewarding. Best of all, a sister is a friend for life.

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About the Author:

Judith Caseley says, "When I was a little girl, I fell in love with Abraham Lincoln. I was drawn to the kindness and melancholy I saw in his face. My sister Jean and I prayed to a framed portrait of him that hung on our bedroom wall. To this day, when I see Lincoln's likeness on the wall of a school auditorium, my heart lifts with gladness or my eyes fill with tears. I remember the fierce secrets we told him, the joys and sorrows that were for his ears only. It was a private act of communion, and we called him A. L."

Judith Caseley is the author-artist of such favorite picture books as On the Town: A Community Adventure; Bully; Mama, Coming and Going; and Dear Annie. She lives on Long Island, New York, with her two children.

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PreSchool-Grade 2-This heartwarming picture book tells about Melissa and her newly adopted sibling, Kika, who barely speak the same language but must now become sisters. The story alternates between the first-person viewpoints of each girl, making it easy for readers to relate to both characters. From excitement to apprehension and jealousy to generosity, the two youngsters share their emotions as they discover what it means to be a family. The colorful, naive cartoons keep the narrative lively, with many amusing details, including a grocery list on the fridge, a sunflower-shaped nightlight, and a well-loved stuffed puppy. The illustrations lend a comfortable feel and make it fun to flip through the pages again and again. This is a lovely story for family sharing, particularly for children with new siblings in their lives.-Julie Roach, Malden Public Library, MA
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