The World Needs More Purple People

Book review by Regan McMahon, Common Sense Media
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age 4+

Cheery call to work and play with all kinds of folks.

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age 5+

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age 5+

Give them a Fighting Chance

If we need more Purple People in the world, we should first address the One eye'd, One horned, Flying Purple People eaters - So they'll have a fighting chance!

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age 4+

Clever, Charming, and Connected

This book is a must read for all early childhood and elementary school readers. It's fun, humorous, and engaging. Kids will love the speech bubbles within the story and the simple step by step how-to guide. The narrator often speaks directly to the audience and her message is spot on for habits I want to teach my students. It has a great message about diversity and cleverly teaches understanding and helping others, activism, and self confidence through everyday kid situations. I'm reading it aloud to my PreK-2nd graders on our virtual storytime next week.

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For kids who love picture books and stories of activism

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