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Say Something

By Regan McMahon, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Inspiring book spurs kids to speak up, stand up.

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This inspiring book does a great job of encouraging kids to speak up and express their thoughts and feelings, opinions and compassion, and showing the many ways this can be done. Say Something! insists, "The world needs your voice," while acknowledging, "Some people find it easier to say something than others ... but everyone has something to say." And "it doesn't need to be perfect, as long as it's from your heart."

Author-illustrator Peter H. Reynolds' accessible cartoony characters and simple speech balloons make each concept easy to grasp and relate to. Say Anything! is full of positive, nuanced messages, making it great for read aloud and for jump-starting conversation and discussion with older kids (and grown-ups) as well as the picture book crowd.

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