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A is For All the Things You Are: A Joyful ABC Book - Cover
A is For All the Things You Are: A Joyful ABC Book
Anna Fogerson Hindley, Smithsonian Books 2019
 
If we could only have one alphabet book in our collection - this would be it! A is for Amazing, B is for Brave, C is for Creative - and on through the alphabet with a focus on diversity, inclusion and children as change makers. F is for Fair, J is for Just, O is for Open Minded and Q is for Questioning. Each page ends with a quesiton for the child. "When have you been Daring? When have you Persisted? What do you want to be Vocal about?" The illustrations are lively, filled with children of many colors and abilities, all being active, playful and joyful! And - how about "X is for Xenial"? Better read this to find out what it means!

Ages: Transition (4-5), Young School Age (5-8)
Languages: English
Book Types: Alphabet
Identity Groups: Disabilities, Non-Stereotypical Females, Non-Stereotypical Males, African American, Asian American, Latino American, Multi-racial Groups
Special Topics: Activism, Bodies, Music/Dance/Artistry - STEAM
Strands: Knowledge of Self & Connection to Others, Joy in Diversity, Creative Conflict Resolution & Sense of Justice, Imagination & Playfulness