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Julian Is A Mermaid

ISBN-10: 0763690457
ISBN-13: 9780763690458
Author: Love, Jessica
Illustrated by: Love, Jessica
Interest Level: P-3
Publisher: Candlewick Press

Publication Date: April 2018

Copyright: 2018

Page Count: 40


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Interest Level

Grades P-3

Reading Level

Guided Reading: I
Lexile: 190L
Accelerated Reader Level: 0.8
Accelerated Reader Points: 0.5

BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places / United States / Hispanic & Latino

JUVENILE FICTION / Holidays & Celebrations / Other, Non-Religious

Description
In an exuberant picture book, a glimpse of costumed mermaids leaves one boy flooded with wonder and ready to dazzle the world. While riding the subway home from the pool with his abuela one day, Julian notices three women spectacularly dressed up. Their hair billows in brilliant hues, their dresses end in fishtails, and their joy fills the train car. When Julian gets home, daydreaming of the magic he's seen, all he can think about is dressing up just like the ladies in his own fabulous mermaid costume: a butter-yellow curtain for his tail, the fronds of a potted fern for his headdress. But what will Abuela think about the mess he makes - and even more importantly, what will she think about how Julian sees himself? Mesmerizing and full of heart, Jessica Love's author-illustrator debut is a jubilant picture of self-love and a radiant celebration of individuality.
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