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Yoo, Paula

The Perfect Gift

(3) K-3 Dive into Reading series. Illustrated by Shirley Ng-Benitez. Garden finds Lily and friends helping out at the public garden. In Gift, Mei doesn't know what to get her baby brother for his traditional one-hundred days celebration. The small conflicts and friendly city setting, shown in cheery watercolor and digital illustrations, support the easy-reader series' mission to "inspire young readers to imagine a diverse which they can see themselves as the heroes of their own stories." Review covers these Dive into Reading titles: The Garden and The Perfect Gift.


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