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I Am Courage: A Book of Resilience

By Stephanie Snyder, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

Uplifting book teaches mindfulness and facing your fears.

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age 3+

Based on 1 parent review

age 3+

Didn't work

my self esteem is still so low :((((((((((( emo mother type thanggg

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This inspiring picture book delivers a simple, strong message that readers of all ages can apply to their lives. I Am Courage: A Book of Resilience is told in a series of positive affirmations that can make this a motivational read-aloud with call-and-response. Parents will appreciate the potential for character building, and kids will appreciate relatable characters and an applicable theme. The Author's Note at the end brings home the message about inner strength, and the sketches of yoga poses and mindfulness techniques make the book's affirming statements attainable for young readers.

The charming illustrations are relatively simple, so as not to take away from the powerful words. Older readers will be able to pick up on the fact that color subtly conveys the mood on each page. Pages depicting fear or hardship are mostly done in hues of blue and purple, while pages revealing courage, resilience, and triumph radiate yellow. This must-read book can have a lasting positive impact on readers.

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