Angel Cityby Tony Johnston, Carole Byard
Old man Joseph never imagined a family could start this way. When he finds a baby abandoned on a lonely L.A. street, he vows to raise it as his own. He�s an old farmer and knows nothing of parenting, even less about raising a Mexican baby.Yet Joseph keeps his promise and with time he realizes that even in the darkest barrio, there is a world to explore, songs and stories to be shared. Even in the darkest barrio, there is love.
Illustrated by Caldecott-Honor Medal winner Carol Byard and beautifully told by Tony Johnston, Angel City is a moving tribute to the strength of family no matter its form.
Author Biography: Tony Johnston lives in California.
Carole Byard lives in Maryland.
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Another tender, sensitive and beautiful book by Carole Byard. The love tumbles across the page. The light and colors of southern California are exquisitly captured in the pastel pictures. A wonderful story based in truth. Just delightful.