Category Archives: Inspirational

Sakamoto’s Swim Club: How A Teacher Led An Unlikely Team To Victory by Julie Abery, illustrated by Chris Sasaki

Sakamoto’s Swim Club: How A Teacher Led An Unlikely Team To Victory by Julie Abery, illustrated by Chris Sasaki. Kids Can Press, 2021. 9781525300318 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review)  5 Format:  Hardcover What did you … Continue reading

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Too Many Bubbles: A Story About Mindfulness – Christine Peck & Mags Deroma, illustrated by Mags Deroma

Too Many Bubbles: A Story About Mindfulness – Christine Peck & Mags Deroma, illustrated by Mags Deroma, Sourcebooks, 9781728235905, 2021  Format:  Hardcover Picture book Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5  Genre: Inspirational  What did you … Continue reading

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Being Mindful Like Grandpa – Sheri Mabry, Ilaria Urbinati

Being Mindful Like Grandpa – Sheri Mabry, Ilaria Urbinati, Albert Whitman & Co., 9780807506141, 2021 Format:  Paperback ARC Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4   Genre: Inspirational  What did you like about the book? In Haitian … Continue reading

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That’s Not Normal! / Eso No Es Normal! – by Mar Pavón, illustrated by Laure Du Fäy

That’s Not Normal! (9788418133237)/Eso No Es Normal! (9788417673734), by Mar Pavón, illustrated by Laure Du Fäy, nubeOcho, 2021                   Format: Hardcover Picture book Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or starred review) … Continue reading

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Olwen Finds Her Wings by Nora Surojegin and illustrated by Pirkko-Liisa Surojegin

Olwen Finds Her Wings by Nora Surojegin and illustrated by Pirkko-Liisa Surojegin, Floris Books, 9781782507123, 2021 Format: Hardcover Picture book Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or starred review) 5 Genre: Inspirational What did you like about the book? This sweet story … Continue reading

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With a Star in My Hand: Rubén Darío, Poetry Hero – Margarita Engle

With a Star in My Hand: Rubén Darío, Poetry Hero – Margarita Engle, Atheneum Books for Young Readers/Simon & Schuster, 9781534424944, c2020, 2021 Format:  Paperback Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4  Genre: Inspirational (although the … Continue reading

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Do Your Best Every Day to Do Your Best Every Day – by John Cena/illustrated by Susanna Harrison

   Do Your Best Every Day to Do Your Best Every Day – by John Cena/illustrated by Susanna Harrison, Random House, 9780593377239, 2021 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: Inspirational (non religious) What did you like … Continue reading

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I Promise  – by LeBron James, illustrated by Nina Mata

 I Promise  – by LeBron James, illustrated by Nina Mata, HarperCollins Children’s Books, 9780062971067, 2020 Format:  Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 What did you like about the book:   Everything!  This is a must have … Continue reading

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Happy, Healthy Minds: A Children’s Guide to Emotional Wellbeing

Happy, Healthy Minds: A Children’s Guide to Emotional Wellbeing. Illustrated by Lizzy Steward. The School of Life Press, 2020. 9781912891191 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 What did you like about the book? For … Continue reading

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The Day Saida Arrived – Susana Gomez Redondo, illustrated by Sonja Wimmer

    The Day Saida Arrived – Susana Gomez Redondo, illustrated by Sonja Wimmer, Blue Dot Kids Press, 9781733121255, 2020 Format: Hardcover  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Inspirational What did you like about … Continue reading

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