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published: Sep 1994
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publisher: Second Story Press

Lights for Gita

by Rachna Gilmore, illustrated by Alice Priestley

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list price: $7.95
edition:Paperback
published: Sep 1994
ISBN:9780929005614
publisher: Second Story Press
Description

Gita’s family has recently emigrated from India, but she has already made friends in her new home. Today, she is looking forward to her favourite holiday – Divali, a festival of lights. But Gita’s plans soon fall apart and she becomes homesick.

About the Authors
Rachna Gilmore is the Governor General’s Award-winning author of over twenty bestselling children’s books, which have won multiple honors and awards. Her books are sold internationally and have been translated into over a dozen languages. For more information, visit www.rachnagilmore.blogspot.com.
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Alice Priestley has illustrated numerous books including five other children’s stories. Out on the Ice in the Middle of the Bay was shortlisted for a Mr. Christie Book Award and the Amelia Frances Gibbon Award. Her other books include Winning the Girl of the Sea, The Watcher, Clouds on the Mountain and Someone’s Reading This Book. She lives in Toronto with her husband and children.
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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
5 to 8
Grade:
k to 3
Reading age:
5 to 8
Awards
  • Commended, Canadian Children's Book Centre Our Choice Book

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