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Energetic, connected, marketing-savvy author with strong platform on social and in educator and bookseller communities.
Heartwarming picture book with regional and national education and gift market appeal.
Author says Ralph Waldo Emerson’s quote; “What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have not been discovered," captures the essence of what she wanted to say with this book.
Portrays SEL traits as well as diversity including: resilience; self-confidence; setting aside or looking past labels; standing up for those who are different; problem-solving; tolerance; empathy; kindness; inclusiveness; patience; perseverance; compassion; individuality; sportsmanship; standing up to bullies; self-esteem; self-reliance; respect; etc.
Multi-generational and Multi-ethnic characters.
Includes examples of: unconditional family love; caregiving; the circle of life; environment; ecosystems; gardening with young children; intergenerational friendships; community; unusual companions; beauty in nature; imagination and play; wonder and delight; the joy of love offered and love returned.
Artist’s work in Glacier on the Move was called: “Absolutely charming… colorful… adorable” by School Library Journal
Synopsis: A girl enters the town flower contest and learns an important lesson. The flower that she thinks is most beautiful isn’t the conventional choice.