Family. Food. Presents. 

Everything seems ready for Grandma’s birthday celebration but will Cora figure out what her Cape Verdean* grandmother really wants?


Kirkus Reviews: “A moving portrayal of a grandparent-grandchild relationship as well as a distinctive take on universal aspects of immigration.”


*Click to learn more about Cape Verde

Seaside Dream
Written by Janet Costa Bates
Illustrated by Lambert Davis
Published by Lee and Low Books
ISBN 1600603475
Available: Lee and LowIndieBound, Amazon