Atinuke Anna Hibiscus’ Song, illustrated by Lauren Tobia Kane Miller, 2011. PICTURE BOOK $15.99 Anna Hibiscus lives in Africa and when she wakes in the morning she tries to find ways to describe how happy she is, so she goes from her grandparents, aunts, cousins and parents to ask them how they express their happiness. Towards the end, Anna decides that the way she expresses her happiness is through singing.
Great illustrations with cute storyline. Sometimes the story feels choppy, but it has a good message. EL (K-3)-OPTIONAL. Reviewer, C. Peterson.