The Best Gift
Maria treasures the beautiful things her grandmother knits her. She loves visiting her grandmother, whose house is bursting with yarn in all colors. To Maria, her grandmother possesses a nearly magical ability to create flowers, bicycles, and treehouses with her knitting needles. Then, Maria's grandmother passes away, leaving her only with a brilliant, white woven star to guide her. But where can Maria put the star so her grandma can see it? This poignant picture book explores love and loss through an unforgettable narrative and colorful, textured illustrations.