King for a Day

kind.jpgKing for a Day by Rukhsana Khan; illustrated by Christiane Krömer (Lee & Low Books Inc., 2014). Despite being confined to a wheelchair, Malik endeavors to capture the most kites during Basant, the spring festival of kites in Lahore, Pakistan, and become “king” of this special day. Includes author’s note. (PreK-Grade 2)

Award Status: Highly Commended, 2015

Author: Rukhsana Khan

Illustrator: Christiane Krömer

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