Regina Hanson

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A Season for Mangoes
After the death of her beloved grandmother, Sareen finds comfort in a traditional Jamaican ceremony that celebrates Nana’s life.

"[A] gentle story...readers will learn much about the love of family, customs, and foods in the Jamaican culture."
--Kirkus Reviews

The Face at the Window
“The Face at the Window is a wonderful tool for teaching children...about differences, about stigma, and about understanding mental illnesses.”
--Mental Health Today

Winner of the Américas Award for Children’s Literature

Bank Street Best Children’s Books of the Year

Selected as Outstanding by Parent Council ®

The Tangerine Tree
“...lyrical in the extreme and resonating with broader overtones.... All of the story’s details have been carefully weighed and flow effortlessly into metaphor; from the emotions of a little girl, Hanson cuts a small jewel of a book.”
--Kirkus Reviews

Selected Books

Children's Fiction
A Season for Mangoes
“...a powerful story about a young person’s...own personal goodbye to a beloved grandparent.”
The Face at the Window
“...this compelling picture book explores stereotypical misunderstandings and fears about mental disabilities.”
--The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books
The Tangerine Tree
“A stellar example of how children can share universal life experiences.”
--School Library Journal

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