Blue Skies and Golden Fields: Celebrating Ukraine
by Oksana Lushchevska
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Pub Date 01 Sep 2022 | Archive Date 01 Sep 2022
Capstone, Capstone Editions
Welcome to the land of sunflowers: Ukraine! From the sandy coasts of the Black Sea to the vibrant capital of Kyiv, this proud nation is full of history, culture, and beauty. Explore the bountiful crops that earned this Eastern European country its nickname, the Breadbasket of the World. Learn more about Ukraine’s unique history—from former Soviet Union republic to independent nation. Then discover some of the country’s most well-known figures, including President Volodymyr Zelenskyy. Along with bright, bold photographs, celebrated author Oksana Lushchevska shares the treasures of her beloved home country, taking young readers beyond the headlines and into the heart of Ukraine. Capstone is donating all proceeds from this book through 2025 to the global nonprofit organization UNICEF to help their work with children and families in the Ukraine.
Author Oksana Lushchevska, Ph.D. is an independent children’s literature scholar and a Ukrainian children’s book author and translator. She is a publishing industry and government consultant in Ukraine and founder of Story+I Writing Group. She was a recipient of the 2015 CLA Research Award.
Interest level: 3-5
Reading level: 3-4
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