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2021 Caldecott Medal Winner and New York Times Bestseller
Powerful. Stunning. Hopeful. From Indigenous author-illustrator team Lindstrom and Goade comes a passionate call to protect our environment. With rich illustrations of cosmic skies and lush lands, this timely story will educate and inspire generations to come.
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