Say My Name


Say My Name

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\”In moving, lyrical prose, the book celebrates the beauty and sounds of each name alongside their culture of origin. The author builds a strong case that everyone should embrace their names and honor and learn those with which they may not be familiar.\” -Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

\”A moving title that honors its readers and encourages them to feel confident in their cultural identities.\” -School Library Journal

New York Times bestselling author Joanna Ho, of Eyes that Kiss in the Corners, creates a meaningful and diverse picture book about how names define us.

Names reveal generational ties and histories, weaving an intricate tale of the past. Names-and correctly saying them-are important. Each one carries the hopes, dreams, and traditions of those who came before us.

Six children connect with the reader and proudly celebrate their names and backgrounds: He Xiao-Guang, Ofa Kivaha Tupoumalohi, Bijan Hosseini, Nizhoni Yazzie, Xochitl Luna, and Akosua Acheampong. These captivating kids of Chinese, Tongan, Persian, Navajo, Mexican, and Ghanaian descent also honor their ancestors and cultural histories.

Joanna Ho’s lyrical story, with gorgeous illustrations by Khoa Le, explains how saying a person’s name is the only way we can truly know another.

Title: Say My Name
Author: Ho, Joanna
ISBN: 9780063205338
Publication date: 12/10/2023
Price: $30.00
Format: Hardback
Illustrator: Le, Khoa

Additional information

Weight 440 g
Dimensions 279 × 229 mm