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Lights for Gita

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 14 Ratings and 4 Reviews

Book Description
Gita has recently moved to America from India, and she is looking forward to celebrating Divaliher favorite holidaywith her family. She has invited some of her new friends from school to join in the festivities, but a winter storm puts a damper on her plans. Just as Gita decides she hates her new home, events take another turn. Beautifully illustrated with warm, radiant paintings. AWARD: Pick of t... More
Book Information
PublisherTilbury House Publishers
BindingPaperback (8 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages24
ISBN-100884481514
ISBN-13978-0884481515
Publication Date04/01/2000
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About Rachna Gilmore (Author) : Rachna Gilmore is the best-selling author of numerous children's books with multiple honours and awards, including the Governor General's Award. Her publications include picture books, early readers... more
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About Alice Priestley (Illustrator) : Alice Priestley is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Alice Priestley include Rainbows in the Dark, Un Arco Iris En La Oscuridad / Rainbows in ... more
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12/7/2009 Tilbury House

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10/1/2007 Andrea & Mark said: "This carefully crafted tale of homesickness and hope combines the universal experience of long-awaited plans foiled by weather with the grief of a young girl pining for her far off home. This book leaves us with the powerful insight that its up to each of us to fill our darkness with light.
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