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by Gracey Zhang

Lala's Words: A Story of Planting Kindness

From debut author-illustrator Gracey Zhang comes a timeless and timely picture book that celebrates the unassuming power of kind words.

Oh, there goes Lala She carries a pot of water around the corner, down the block, and over the fence, to a patch of dirt and concrete where tiny weeds sprout. Hello, hello, friends she whispers. Lala waters the plants every day, but it is her kind words that make them sway and nod.

Lala's wild nature and quiet compassion enchant in this evergreen story about the power of kind words and the magic of being loved for who you are.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
Published: 07/06/2021
ISBN: 9781338648232
Pages: 48

Review Citations: Booklist 04/01/2021 pg. 66
Publishers Weekly 05/03/2021
Kirkus Reviews 05/15/2021

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