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Mama and Mommy and Me in the Middle

By Diondra Brown, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

Loving, warm picture book about missing a traveling parent.

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This is a bright, sentimental, and relatable story for any child who's missed a loved one when they were far away from home. Mama and Mommy and Me in the Middle is filled with love and inclusivity. Illustrator Kyalani Juanita's beautifully toned and distinctive mixed-media images capture readers' attention. The book's inclusion of similes helps to define the characters' feelings for a young audience. This is a nice read for children who need to know that they aren't alone with their emotions of sadness when they're apart from someone they love.

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