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Millard, Glenda

The Naming of Tishkin Silk

(3) 4-6 Illustrated by Patrice Barton. Gentle, homeschooled Griffin Silk faces classmates for the first time after his mother goes off to cope with an unnamed sadness. New friend "Princess" Layla helps ease Griffin's path both in school and at home, as his large, bohemian family finally finds a way to acknowledge their recent loss. A moving and sensitive story illustrated with warm black-and-white drawings.

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