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Mama's Nightingale: A Story of Immigration and Separation
By: Edwidge Danticat
Illustrated by: Leslie Staub
Age Level: 6-9
Danticat’s celebration of storytelling and the bond between mother and child is an empowering one. Saya, whose mother is being detained, writes a story inspired by her mother’s experience. When her father sends Saya’s story to a newspaper, she learns firsthand that one voice, one story, can make a difference.