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The Arrival

By Shaun Tan   

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780439895293 Hardcover
128 Pages | 9.03" x 12.01" | Ages 12 & Up

In a heartbreaking parting, a man gives his wife and daughter a last kiss and boards a steamship. He's embarking on the most difficult journey. He's leaving home to build a better future for his family. In this wordless graphic novel, Shaun Tan captures the immigrant experience through clear, mesmerizing images. The reader enters a strange new world, participating in the main character's isolation and ultimately his joy.