TIGER BOY by Mitali Perkins

Book launch party for Mitali Perkins at Newtonville Books!

Book launch party for
TIGER BOY by Mitali Perkins
TIGER BOY by Mitali Perkins
April 26th, 4 p.m.
Newtonville Books in Newton Centre
The book is for children grades 2-5, and just earned a starred review from School Library Journal:
★ (School Library Journal) Gr 3-6–Set in the lush Sundarbans natural region of Bengal, this quiet, gripping tale emphasizes the deep but often fragile connection that exists between humans and nature … Perkins avoids black-and-white characterizations and compassionately illustrates how dire circumstances affect a person’s choices.
Young readers will revel in the vivid action and suspense surrounding Neel and his sister Rupa’s quest to locate the tiger cub. Adults will likely praise the novel’s simple and clear narrative, which belies its complexity around issues related to climate change, poor economic conditions, class structure, and gender discrimination.


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