The Day Saida Arrived
- Sonja Wimmer
What happens when a new friend arrives who doesn’t speak your language? A young girl searches for the words to help her friend feel welcome and happy in her new home, and along the way learns about differences and similarities in countries and words. The two forge a strong bond while they each learn the other’s language, exploring the world around them.
- Blue Dot Kids Press
- 2021 NCTE Notable Children's Book in the Language Arts,
2020 Jane Addams Children's Book Award Finalist,
Bank Street College of Education Best Children's Books of the Year
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