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A Special Goodbye

(Confetti Kids) (Dive Into Reading)

A Special Goodbye
Samantha Thornhill By (author)
Shirley Ng-Benitez Illustrated by
Coming Soon

Coming Soon
Lee & Low Books

Limited ***

6.0 X 9.0 in
32 pg

JUVENILE FICTION / Readers / Intermediate
JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Friendship
JUVENILE FICTION / Lifestyles / City & Town Life
Also Available As:
Coming Soon
 - Release: 2023/03/07


Five friends from diverse backgrounds learn how to navigate common childhood
challenges, new experiences, and the world around them in the realistic and kid—friendly
Confetti Kids early chapter book series.

In this story, Mei is saddened to learn that her parents must close their flower shop due
to the rising cost of rent. It doesn't seem fair to Mei. Her family worked so hard at the
shop, and for what? With the help of her friends, Mei learns just how much their little
flower shop meant to everyone in the neighborhood.

Author Bio

SAMANTHA THORNHILL is a poet, educator, and author of children's books, including her most recent publication, A Card for My Father. Her work has been published in over two dozen literary journals and anthologies. She has taught poetry to acting students at the Juilliard School and creative writing seminars at the Bronx Academy of Letters. She also facilitates workshops for the Dialogue Arts Project, which ventures into professional settings and uses creative writing as a tool to navigate uncomfortable discussions about social identity. Samantha is a native of the twin island nation of Trinidad & Tobago and lives in Brooklyn, NY.    

Shirley Ng-Benitez loves to draw! Since 1998 she has owned gabbyandco.com, a design firm, and is now living her dream illustrating and writing picture books in the Bay Area, California.