Kiara and the Virus / Kiara y el virus is the second book in the series written by Kianny. The first book Greña / Crazy Hair won first place in the Most Inspirational Children’s Picture Book category of the Latino Book Awards in 2018.
Kiara and The Virus / Kiara y el virus is a bilingual grades 1-6 book that engages young readers as it explores the challenges of being at home isolated during the COVID-19 pandemic. With everyday routines disrupted, Kiara and her pet parrot Lulu discover new ways to support others during the crisis. In making the best of a very challenging situation, Kiara learns that each of us are heroes and that we all can develop empathy for others at home or in the community.
“This book offers a rich reading experience in which fundamental values such as equity, diversity, interaction, and expression at home shine.”
AUTHOR OF SAHARA
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