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The World Needs More Purple Schools

By Carrie Kingsley, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 3+

Bright, upbeat celebration of individuality and curiosity.

Happy children dancing in a classroom

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This follow-up to the first "Purple People" book is a lovely reminder to be authentic, empathetic, and silly. The World Needs More Purple Schools is a great read-aloud, with lots of exclamation points and ways to show enthusiasm for the fantastic ideas on brightly colorful pages. The diverse faces on the pages reinforce how important individuality is, and the way curiosity is called out and celebrated is a powerful reminder of the importance of an often overlooked trait. The messaging is a bit over the top for older readers, so this book is best for kids age 3 to 5.

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