In this unique collaboration, four authors - Diane Wilson, Sun Yung Shin, Shannon Gibney and John Coy - lyrically explore where they each come from—literally and metaphorically—as well as what unites all of us as humans. Diane Wilson, is a Mdewakanton descendent and enrolled on the Rosebud Reservation. Sun Yung Shinwas was born in Seoul, Korea. Shannon Gibney and John Coy live in Minneapolis.
Richly layered illustrations connect past and present, making for an accessible and visually striking look at history, family, and identity.
We come from stardust / our bodies made of ancient elements. / We come from single cells / evolving over billions of years. / We come from place, language, and spirit. / And each of us comes from story.