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Common Threads: Adam's Day at the Market (Hardcover)

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By Huda Essa, Merc Tous (Illustrator)
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During a trip to the market, Adam is separated from his parents and mistakes adults in a variety of cultural and religious garb for them. With minimal text, the pictures are given the story-telling power here, making this a great choice for younger readers, or as a jumping-off point for conversations about diversity. Backmatter explains the concept of clothing with religious and/or cultural significance and encourages readers to learn about other cultures and practice kindness and respect for all people.

— Molly


Adam and his family spend an exciting day at the colorful and bustling Eastern Market. But when Adam gets briefly separated from Mom and Dad, he mistakes a friendly, diverse cast of characters for his parents in their traditional Muslim clothing--and shows that we all have more in common than you might think. This nearly-wordless picture book celebrates diversity and community in vibrant, dynamic art.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781534110106
ISBN-10: 1534110100
Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press
Publication Date: August 15th, 2019
Pages: 32
Language: English
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Created At: 1/27/2019 06:35pm
Last Updated At: 9/23/2020 07:28am