Saturday, July 9, 2011

What's Special About Me, Mama? by Kristina Evans- OPTIONAL

Evans, Kristina. Steptoe, Javaka.  What's Special About Me, Mama? 32 pages. Hyperion Book CH, 2011.  $16.99.  Inside cover: “’What’s special about me, Mama? So many things, Love’.  A boy wonders what exactly makes him unique.  In patient and comforting answers, Mama lists his many wonderful traits.  He thinks they’re all just little things, until Mama explains that there is nothing little about love.”  This is a tender book detailing a conversation between a parent and child.  It would make a good addition to a family library.  The pictures are done with bright and bold collage artwork.  Could be used in a unit about families or “All About Me”  EL (K-3).  OPTIONAL.  Reviewer:  SL. 

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