The Resource The shared room, Kao Kalia Yang ; illustrations by Xee Reiter

The shared room, Kao Kalia Yang ; illustrations by Xee Reiter

Label
The shared room
Title
The shared room
Statement of responsibility
Kao Kalia Yang ; illustrations by Xee Reiter
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "When someone you love dies, you know what doesn't die? Love. On the hot beach, among colorful umbrellas blooming beneath a bright sun, no one saw a little girl walk into the water. Now, many months later, her bedroom remains empty, her drawers hold her clothes, her pillows and sheets still have her scent, and her mother and father, brothers and sister carry her in their hearts, along with their grief, which takes up so much space. Then one snowy day, the mother and father ask the girl's older brother, "Would you like a room of your own?" He wants to know, "Whose?" They say, "Your sister's." Tenderly, and with refreshing authenticity, beloved Minnesota writer Kao Kalia Yang tells the story of a Hmong American family living with loss and tremendous love. Her direct and poignant words are accompanied by the evocative and expressive drawings of Hmong American artist Xee Reiter. The Shared Room brings a message of comfort and hope to readers young and old"--
  • "A family gradually moves forward after the loss of a child"--
Assigning source
  • Book jacket
  • Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1980-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Yang, Kao Kalia
Dewey number
813/.6
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Age 8
  • Grades 2-3
Intended audience source
  • University of Minnesota Press
  • University of Minnesota Press
LC call number
  • PS3625.A67785
  • PZ7.1.Y3648
LC item number
  • S43 2020
  • Sh 2020
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Reiter, Xee
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Children
  • Grief
  • Children and death
  • Families
  • Grief
  • Family life
  • Children and death
  • Children
  • Families
  • Grief
  • Minnesota
  • Minnesota
  • Minnesota
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
The shared room, Kao Kalia Yang ; illustrations by Xee Reiter
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
1 volume unpaged
Isbn
9781517907945
Lccn
2019054494
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1122909864
  • 1983217
  • (OCoLC)on1122909864
Label
The shared room, Kao Kalia Yang ; illustrations by Xee Reiter
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
1 volume unpaged
Isbn
9781517907945
Lccn
2019054494
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1122909864
  • 1983217
  • (OCoLC)on1122909864

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