Our Superstars of September 2022
We loved these books and will repeat reading them every often.
Best Book - Overall
# 1 The Water Princess
The book describes the struggle to access water for many across the world. It provides hope for those who struggle for water and teaches its value to those with easy access. The illustrations portray the land’s beauty and people’s life beautifully. Check our full review by clicking on the book icon.
The Water Princess is a must-read story that wholeheartedly represents the life of those people without access to clean water.
# 2 Say Something!
The book will work well for a read-aloud session. And finishing the session by encouraging the kids to fill the bubbles at the end with their thoughts. The illustrations are simple and elegant. Check our full review by clicking on the book icon.
Say Something! is an empowering book for young readers, inspiring them to express themselves.
# 3 When Grandma Gives You a Lemon Tree
The book will work as a conversation starter for many aspects, such as making the best of available resources, rejoicing in a moment, and respecting elders. In addition, the book will work well with kids as it combines some humor elements in the storytelling. Check our full review by clicking on the book icon.
When Grandma Gives You a Lemon Tree is a witty book for a classroom conversation on values and virtues.
Best Book - Illustration
# 1 Nell and the Circus of Dreams
The book talks about a painful summer of a little girl and how her search for her newfound friend makes her forget her pains and cherish that day forever. The brilliant illustrations make the story more appealing to young and old audiences. Check our full review by clicking on the book icon.
Nell and the Circus of Dreams is an emotional journey of a little girl narrated with bright illustrations.
# 2 Memory Jars
The book discusses a child’s desire to store all her sweet memories in a jar. The idea of preserving the past in a jar is interesting. Though the story has a bit of a dark side, it ends reasonably well with Freda willing to move on. The illustrations are gorgeous - we warn you, you might collect your jars. Check our full review by clicking on the book icon.
Memory Jars is a brilliantly illustrated book that narrates an amusing story about a little girl who learns to move on in life while cherishing the past.
# 3 My Big Welcome
The book nicely shows a little girl's self-discovery journey of accepting and sailing in two different worlds. The illustrations definitely score full marks. They captured the essence of an Indian wedding adorably. Check our full review by clicking on the book icon.
Ameya’s Two Worlds is a sweetly illustrated book about a little girl’s identity dilemma, and she resolves it.