Parents' Guide to

Your Name Is a Song

By Diondra K. Brown, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

Melodic story celebrates the beauty of everyone's name.

Your Name Is a Song cover: Young African American girl and her mother stand with arms outstretched on a street with pastel colors floating in the sky.

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Community Reviews

age 3+

Based on 1 parent review

age 3+

Self-love and cultural appreciation

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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This is a must-read book that will leave readers feeing warm and uplifted. Your Name Is a Song allows every little boy and girl who has a big name with a beautiful history, to be seen and understood. The book empowers everyone to take ownership over their name and recognize its special musical qualities, while also remembering to show others the same respect. The illustrations are magnificent and really capture the characters' emotions. The welcome message is that your name is your story and your unique song, and it's important to honor that.

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