How Many Days to America?: After the police come, a family is forced to flee their Caribbean island and set sail for America in a small fishing boat.
How Many Days to America?
After the police come, a family is forced to flee their Caribbean island and set sail for America in a small fishing boat.
About the Author
Eve Bunting has written more than 200 books for children, many of which can be found in libraries around the world. Her other Clarion titles for very young readers include My Big Boy Bed, which was also illustrated by Maggie Smith, and Little Bear’s Little Boat, illustrated by Nancy Carpenter. She lives in Pasadena, California. Learn more about her here.
A Few Reviews
“A family flees its native country in a small boat and lands in America on a particularly appropriate holiday; PW called this “a Thanksgiving story that knows no season or race, but is for everyone all year ’round.” –Copyright 1990 Reed Business Information, Inc.
“A moving fictional presentation of the perilous voyage of a group of Caribbean refugees to this country.” –Kirkus Reviews with Pointers