What Will You Be?
SynopsisFrom Yamile Saied Méndez, acclaimed author of Where Are You From?, comes a stunning lyrical picture book that tells the story of one girl who is always asked a simple question: What will you be when you grow up? “Méndez and Alizadeh create a balance between the abstract and concrete by letting the child imagine the future but with Abuela’s guidance and support. A sweet read to share with loved ones.” —Kirkus (starred review)“Turning a common question of childhood into a substantive quest, this imaginative set of plans will have other children charting their own course through the stars.” —School Library JournalWhat will you be when you grow up?A young girl dreams about all the endless possibilities, sparking a sense of wonder, curiosity, and growth. With her abuela’s loving guidance, she learns her potential is limitless.Yamile Saied Méndez’s powerful, lyrical text and Kip Alizadeh’s colorful, stunning art are a radiant celebration of family, love, and community.A Spanish-language edition, ¿Qué Serás?, is also available.A Kirkus Best Picture Book of the YearA Banks Street Best Children’s Books of the YearA Wisconsin State Reading Association’s 2022 Picture This Recommendation List
May 04, 2021
Children's - Kindergarten, Age 5-6