Monday, December 14, 2020

A GIRL LIKE YOU: A Picture Book Review and Giveaway

 Congratulations to Cathy Ogren who won WINGED WONDERS.


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Last year I reviewed Frank Murphy's book, A Boy Like You.  Today I'm showcasing the companion book, A Girl Like You (Sleeping Bear Press, 2020)  that is co-authored with his wife Carla Murphy. Both books are beautifully illustrated by Kayla Harren.




REVIEW


And the world needs a girl like you.

This is the opening of a book that affirms the unique contributions, attributes, and potential of every girl in the world.

The authors and illustrator show how the world needs girls who are strong, caring, brave, bold, and willing to try new things. 

Readers are encouraged to be diligent at whatever activity they try,


and to persevere through ups and downs.



Girls are encouraged to speak up because their thoughts and opinions matter.



Friends are important-- to share good times and to be there when a friend is hurting.



A Girl Like You encourages girls to show kindness, be thoughtful, take care of their hearts, seek help when necessary, and be themselves. 

Because,



This book will be useful in the K-second grade classrooms. It can be a great jumping-off point for important conversations in home or school. 



GIVEAWAY

Leave a comment by 6 PM on December 16 to enter this giveaway. Remember to leave your email address if you are new to my blog.

19 comments:

Rosie Russell said...

What a sweet book!
Congratulations to these authors, Frank and Carla Murphy and illustrator, Kayla Harren.
~Rosie

Danielle H. said...

I love the message behind this book and can't wait to read and share it. Thank you for the chance and happy birthday, Carol!

Carol Baldwin said...

Thank you Danielle and Rosie. Your names start the list!

Unknown said...

Love this book so much! Would really love to own it to share with my 2 precious granddaughters--and then to add it to my school library collection. Thanks for the opportunity!

Carol Baldwin said...

You're in, Gwen!

Jana Leah B said...

This book has a great message.
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Carol Baldwin said...

It does!

Susan said...

I have one granddaughter out of fiv3 grandkids so i know who will be getting this if i win it!

Carol Baldwin said...

Yep, I thought there was a girl in that crew, Susan!

Sarah said...

What a beautiful book!

Rosi said...

Looks like a terrific book. Thanks for telling me about it.

Carol Baldwin said...

Sarah, please leave your email address so I can include you in the giveaway.

Debbie Allmand said...

What a wonderful premise and lovely thoughtful book and being the best you you can be. Love the illustration too.

Carol Baldwin said...

It is, Debbie.

Carol Gwin Nelson said...

This is the perfect book to help girls be who they want to be. My four granddaughters would love this book!

Carol Baldwin said...

Thank you, Carol. You're in!

Sarah said...

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Sarah said...

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Carol Baldwin said...

Glad you left your email address, Sarah!! You are entered.

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