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Islandborn  Cover Image Book Book

Islandborn / Junot Díaz ; illustrated by Leo Espinosa.

Díaz, Junot, 1968- (author.). Espinosa, Leo, (illustrator.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780735229860
  • ISBN: 0735229864
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 30 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, Penguin Young Readers Group, 2018.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
"Lola was just a baby when her family left the Island, so when she has to draw it for a school assignment, she asks her family, friends, and neighbors about their memories of her homeland...and in the process, comes up with a new way of understanding her own heritage"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
AD600L Lexile
Decoding demand: 83 (very high) Semantic demand: 85 (very high) Syntactic demand: 83 (very high) Structure demand: 86 (very high) Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 3.4 0.5 194007.
Subject: Islands > Juvenile fiction.
Dominican Americans > Juvenile fiction.
Schools > Juvenile fiction.
Immigrants > Juvenile fiction.
Dominican Republic > History > 1930-1961 > Juvenile fiction.
Africa > Emigration and immigration > Juvenile fiction.

Available copies

  • 26 of 27 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Rolla Public.


  • 0 current holds with 27 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Rolla Public Library E DIA (Text) 38256101849762 Juvenile Picture Books Available -

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