Sugar in Milk

by Thrity Umrigar, Khoa Le

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A timely and timeless picture book about immigration that demonstrates the power of diversity, acceptance, and tolerance from a gifted storyteller.

An ALSC Notable Children's Book of 2021
A Kirkus Best Books of 2020
A School Library Journal Best Books of 2020
Winner of the 2021 Ohioana Book Award
An Anne Izard Storytellers' Choice Award,...
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Published By Running Press Kids

Format Hardback


Number Of Pages 48

Publication Date 10/06/2020

ISBN 9780762495191

Dimensions 7.85 inches x 11.4 inches

"Lush illustrations and a strong message of hope and perseverance make this a standout title for all collections."
— School Library Journal, starred review

"An engaging, beautiful, and memorable book."
— Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"Sugar in Milk powerfully demonstrates how a simple story can radically alter one's perspective for the better. It's a timely exploration of timeless themes of acceptance and what it means to call a place home."

— BookPage, starred review

"Umrigar’s book consistently manages to give you heart palpitations with the shortest possible sentences. You are reading an artist at work when you read this book."
— Fuse8

This story of new beginnings, lushly illustrated, celebrates the threads of kindness and humanity that bind us together.
The Horn Book Magazine

— The Horn Book Magazine