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Lily's New Home

By Paula Yoo
Illustrated by Shirley Ng-Benitez

Hardcover: $14.95

Paperback: $5.95

Six Pack: $35.70

Lily and her parents move from their suburban neighborhood to New York City. Lily is used to living in a house on a quiet street. When they arrive at their new apartment, Lily notices the amount of activity all around. Kids play jump rope on one corner. Buses and taxis zoom by. Lily feels like a small ant on such a busy block and worries that she’ll never feel at home. As she and her parents explore their new, multicultural neighborhood, Lily discovers that sometimes change can be a good thing.

Check out this interview with Paula Yoo and Shirley Ng-Benitez on the CONFETTI KIDS series: "Emergent Readers Dive Into Books With A Character-Cast Reflecting Cultural Diversity."

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About the Creators

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PAULA YOO is an author and screenwriter whose children's books for Lee & Low include Sixteen Years in Sixteen Seconds, Shining Star, and several titles in the Confetti Kids series. Her titles have been recognized by the International Reading Association, the Texas Bluebonnet Award Masterlist, and Lee & Low's New Voices Award. She and her husband live in Los Angeles, California, where she works in television. You can visit her online at paulayoo.com.

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is a children’s book illustrator who creates with watercolor, gouache, pencil, and digital techniques. She also loves to create 3-D creatures from clay and fabric. She lives in the Bay Area of California with her husband, their two daughters, and their pup.

About This Title

ISBN

Hardcover: 9781620142493

Paperback: 9781620142585

Six Pack: 9781620143032

Awards

Choices
Cooperative Children's Book Center (CCBC)

Guided Reading:

I

Lexile:

280L

Interest Level:

Grades K - 2

Reading Level:

Grades 1 - 2

Themes

Childhood Experiences and Memories, Cultural Diversity, Families, Friendship, Multiethnic interest, Realistic Fiction, Similarities and Differences, African/African American Interest, Comparing/Classifying/Measuring, Home, Identity/Self Esteem/Confidence, Neighbors, Overcoming Obstacles

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