From a dynamic author and illustrator team, a picture book about connecting to nature and with each other on a path across the city, from a park to the beach
Follow along as families from all over the city set out and connect on a trail that begins inland and winds its way through diverse neighborhoods, city playgrounds and parks, up and down open-space hills, past piñata parties and food trucks, downtown buildings, movie-studio rainbows, and public art murals—all the way to the beach at dusk, where they meet around a bonfire, next to a sparkling Ferris wheel on a pier.
Inspired by a real city trail called Park to Playa in Los Angeles, From Park to Playa includes back matter not only about the real path, but about finding your path where you live. Nature is just outside the door and free and accessible to all, even if you live in the middle of a major city.
COMING MAY 7, 2024
A Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection
Florida Literacy Association Children's Book Award 3rd-5th
Pennsylvania School Librarian Association Best of 2022
Children's Book Council Awards: Teacher Favorites, Librarian Favorites, Children's Favorites
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Kirkus Best of 2022
New York Public Library Best of 2022
NCTE Pictus Orbis Recommended Book for Excellence in Non-Fiction Writing for Children
Bank Street Books Best of the Year
Children's Literature Assembly Notable Book
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