"Welcoming the Waves" by Mélina Mangal is the story of a Haitian American girl confronting her grandmother's illness, her heritage, and new terrain.
“With its Stories from Where We Live series, Milkweed
Editions has been trying to restore a feeling of community to the
country, one region at a time. Acclaim for the series continues to
“Racked as we are about social and environmental ills, it is easy to
miss how important it is to get this kind of information into the hands
of the generation still a few steps shy of being able to cast their
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