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Rakestraw Books presents Joanna Ho at local elementary schools!

We are so excited to announce that award-winning author Joanna Ho is visiting local schools on Friday, December 9!  If you haven't discovered her terrific picture books, we know that you and your children will love them.

Her newest book, Eyes That Speak To Stars, is a companion book to Eye That Kiss in the Corner.  National book reviewers have a heap of positive comments about these books:

"A brilliant treatise to love of self and heritage." --School Library Journal (starred review)

"A beautifully validating book." --Kirkus

"Affirmative poetry about a child's eyes and the tale they tell about him. An uplifting read." --Booklist

Her non-fiction picture book, Playing at The Border, is the inspiring story of cellist Yo-Yo Ma.  Here's what reviewers said about that one:

"By examining the life of Ma, whose story resonates with courage, persistence, and unity, Ho inspires readers to break barriers of their own." --Horn Book (starred review)

"Everyone can benefit from Ho's message of music bringing calm and peace to the world." --Booklist

"Hopeful and lovely." --Kirkus

"An ambitious portrait of a storied humanitarian with a clear message of advocacy." --Publishers Weekly

We are offering SIGNED BOOKS and FREE SCHOOL DELIVERY! To qualify for free delivery to your school, the order must be placed by 5PM on Thursday, December 8, 2022. Select School Event Delivery during checkout and in the Comment Box note the name of school and teacher. You can also select in-store pickup or purchase in-store anytime.

Order your SIGNED copies below.

 

Event date: 

Friday, December 9, 2022 - 9:00am to 2:00pm

Event address: 

Danville, CA 94526
Eyes That Speak to the Stars By Joanna Ho, Dung Ho (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Joanna Ho, Dung Ho (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063057753
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - February 15th, 2022

Eyes That Kiss in the Corners By Joanna Ho, Dung Ho (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Joanna Ho, Dung Ho (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062915627
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - January 5th, 2021

Playing at the Border: A Story of Yo-Yo Ma By Joanna Ho, Teresa Martinez (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Joanna Ho, Teresa Martinez (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062994547
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - September 28th, 2021