Featured books by Alexis O'Neill

Estela's Swap

By: Alexis O'Neill
Illustrated by: Enrique Sanchez
Age Level: 3-6
Reading Level: Beginning Reader

Product Description: Estela is attending her first swap meet, where she plans to sell a music box to make money for lessons with the Ballet Folklórico. When a strong wind ruins the flowers the woman across from her is selling, Estela decides to give her the music box so she can listen to cheerful music while she makes new flowers. Although Estela may not have enough money for the lessons, her heart is full. And in this charmingly illustrated story, the flower seller has a wonderful surprise for Estela.

The Kite that Bridged Two Nations

By: Alexis O'Neill
Illustrated by: Terry Widener
Age Level: 6-9
Reading Level: Independent Reader
Genre: Nonfiction, Biography

Homan Walsh wanted to win the prize for flying his kite, Union, from one side the Niagara River to the other — the first step in building a bridge connecting Canada and the U.S. Stylized paintings and simple text tell a powerful story (based in fact) of persistence and hope.

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