Parents' Guide to

The Friendly Bookshelf

By Diondra K. Brown, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Story of brave little bookshelf has message of kindness.

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This is a wonderful social-emotional learning read for little ones. The Friendly Bookshelf tells Bibli's story, but it's meant to empower kids to be brave, kind, and inclusive. The story shows what it truly means to be a friend. Daniela Pérez-Duarte's illustrations include warm, inviting tones and skillfully depict the characters' emotions. Kids may want to share their own stories after reading the book and help others believe their stories are important, too. The Friendly Bookshelf offers important messages about the need for representation and diversity.

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