The cot in the living room
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Contributors:
D'Alessandro, Gaby, illustrator.
Published:
New York : Kokila, 2021.
Physical Desc:
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 x 28 cm
Accelerated Reader:
IL: LG - BL: 2.7 - AR Pts: 0.5
Rating:
Ages 4-8.
Status:
Woodland Children's NEW
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Description

A young Dominican American girl in New York City moves from jealousy to empathy as her parents babysit children whose families work the overnight shift in this picture book debut. Night after night, a young girl watches her mami set up a cot in the living room for guests in their Washington Heights apartment, like Raquel (who's boring) and Edgardo (who gets crumbs everywhere). She resents that they get the entire living room with a view of the George Washington Bridge, while all she gets is a tiny bedroom with a view of her sister (who snores). Until one night, no one comes, and it's finally her chance! But as it turns out, sleeping in the cot in the living room isn't all she thought it would be. A celebration of the ways a Dominican American community takes care of one another while showing young readers that sometimes the best way to be a better neighbor is by imagining how it feels to spend a night sleeping on someone else's pillow.

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Format:
Picture Book
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780593110478, 0593110471
Accelerated Reader:
LG
Level 2.7, 0.5 Points
Lexile code:
AD: Adult Directed
Lexile measure:
490

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Description
A young Dominican American girl in New York City moves from jealousy to empathy as her parents babysit children whose families work the overnight shift in this picture book debut. Night after night, a young girl watches her mami set up a cot in the living room for guests in their Washington Heights apartment, like Raquel (who's boring) and Edgardo (who gets crumbs everywhere). She resents that they get the entire living room with a view of the George Washington Bridge, while all she gets is a tiny bedroom with a view of her sister (who snores). Until one night, no one comes, and it's finally her chance! But as it turns out, sleeping in the cot in the living room isn't all she thought it would be. A celebration of the ways a Dominican American community takes care of one another while showing young readers that sometimes the best way to be a better neighbor is by imagining how it feels to spend a night sleeping on someone else's pillow.
Target Audience
Ages 4-8.,Kokila.
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Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Burgos, H. E., & D'Alessandro, G. (2021). The cot in the living room. New York, Kokila.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Burgos, Hilda Eunice and Gaby, D'Alessandro. 2021. The Cot in the Living Room. New York, Kokila.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Burgos, Hilda Eunice and Gaby, D'Alessandro, The Cot in the Living Room. New York, Kokila, 2021.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Burgos, Hilda Eunice. and Gaby D'Alessandro. The Cot in the Living Room. New York, Kokila, 2021.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2022. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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