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Live Oak School Event! - Sana Rafi


Sana Rafi, Little Seeds of Promise

Rakestraw Books is proud to take author Sana Rafi to Live Oak Elementary on Thursday, 12 May for her new picture book Little Seeds of Promise. We love this beautiful story about very important topics: adjusting to a new life, making new friends, and helping immigrants feel welcome.

We are offering FREE SCHOOL DELIVERY! To qualify for free delivery to your school, the order must be placed by 5PM on 11 May, 2022. Select School Event Delivery during checkout and in the Comment box note the name of the school, student and teacher. You can also select in-store pickup or purchase in store anytime. The books will be signed by the author the day of the event!

About Little Seeds of Promise:

Kirkus Reviews says of the book: "Maya misses her original home, a place where she can find mosques and monsoons and--most importantly--her grandmother, who always smells like flowers. Before Maya left, Nani gave her a gift of seeds, urging Maya to "bloom where you are planted." Maya now lives in a place where she is lonely and feels different from all the other children. At first, Maya thinks she'll never find the right soil for her seeds--just like she feels as though she will never belong. Finally, she decides to plant just one, just to see what might happen. In the following days, she also tentatively begins friendships with a few classmates. As she waits for growth--and, in parallel, for her new friendships to blossom--she remembers that Nani told her that seeds take time, and that change, like plant growth, requires patience. This book's story is driven just as much by its gentle, detailed illustrations, whose smudged edges and light palette create a gentle, reassuring atmosphere, as by its text. A sweet and accessible picture book about the patience it takes to make a place home."

Order your SIGNED copy of Little Seeds of Promise below. 

Event date: 

Thursday, May 12, 2022 - 8:30am to 10:00am

Event address: 

Live Oak Elementary
San Ramon, CA 94582
Little Seeds of Promise Cover Image
By Sana Rafi, Renia Metallinou (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781943147939
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Innovation Press - October 26th, 2021