Lubna and Pebble


Lubna's best friend is a pebble.  She found Pebble on the beach the night she and Daddy came to the World of Tents.  Lubna tells Pebble all about her brothers, her home and the war.

One day a little boy comes to the World of Tents.  His name is Amir and he doesn't talk to anyone.  Lubna knows what to do.

Hope can come to the darkest corners.

Recommended by:  Barb Langridge,

Keywords:  hope, immigrants, immigration, helping others, kindness, compassion, empathy, 5 year olds, 6 year olds, 7 year olds, 8 year olds, refugees


In an unforgettable story that subtly addresses the refugee crisis, a young girl must decide if friendship means giving up the one item that gives her comfort during a time of utter uncertainty.

Lubna's best friend is a pebble. Pebble always listens to her stories. Pebble always smiles when she feels scared. But when a lost little boy arrives in the World of Tents, Lubna realizes that he needs Pebble even more than she does.

This emotionally stirring and stunningly illustrated picture book explores one girl's powerful act of friendship in the midst of an unknown situation.--from the publisher

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