Danticat, Edwidge. Mama’s Nightingale: A Story of Immigration and Separation. Illustrated by Leslie Staub. Dial Books – Penguin Group, 2015.
Subject/Theme: Ages 4 to 6, Ages 6 to 8, Approaching life with self-confidence and strength, Award Year 2016, Breaking cycles of fear, Broadening outlook to appreciate a variety of cultures, Era 21st Century, Identity Haitian, Immigration, Incarceration, Non-violent activism, Solving problems courageously and non-violently, Understanding human needs with compassion, Young people as activists, Young people’s participation in creative solutions to the problems of war social injustice racism sexism homophobia ageism and/or concerns of the physically challengedIllustrated by Leslie Staub