This beautiful picture book looks at how the simple act of being kind, to others and oneself, affects all aspects of a child’s life. >>>The author, Monique Gray Smith is a mixed heritage woman of Cree, Lakota and Scottish ancestry. Monique Gray Smith’s books in SHI collection.
By Monique Gray Smith, Illustrated by Danielle Daniel, Translated into Anishinaabemowin by Angela Mesic and Margaret Noodin ( Orca Book Publisher – 2017 in English only, 2021 in English and Anishinaabemowin)
An evocative picture book intended to foster Reconciliation among children and encourage them to show each other love and support. Written in English and Anishinaabemowin whichnalso called Ojibwemowin and it is an indigenous language of North America. >>> The author, Monique Grau Smith is a mixed heritage woman of Cree, Lakota and Scottish ancestry. Monique Gray Smith’s books in SHI collection.
By Mary GrandPré ( Arthur A. Levine Books – 2016 )
With the town’s annual Grand Festival of Inventions coming up, Cleonard is determined to invent something impressive to enter, something that will impress her inventor father Geonardo. It is the story that the father and his daughter become wonderful inventors with working together even using different materials.
Daddies are awesome. From day one, they are their children’s cheerleader, supporting them as they learn and grow and make sense of the world. It’s a task full of joy, adventures, giggles, and hugs – and also challenges, because the fight for a better worldl is never-ending. They set an example for the future whild sharing lessons from the past. But best of all, through life’s moments big and small, they are a source of comfort and encouragement. >>> E. B. Lewis’s books in SHI Collection.
父親達は素晴らしい。父親となったその日から、子ども達の成長に合わせて世界を学べるように、応援し支援してくれる。それは喜びと冒険と楽しさとハグを一杯含んだ仕事であり、より良い世界を築く終わりのない挑戦でもある。父親達は過去から学びながら未来への姿を示してくれる。そして何よりも、大小に関わらず、父親は安心と励ましの源なのだ。＞＞＞ SHIコレクションにあるE. B. Lewinsの作品。
It’s family reunion days at their Grandparents’ house! With their parents and siblings, and their Grandparents, and including with their Great-Grandpa, uncles, aunties and cousins, they have exciting and joyful moments in daytime and nighttime. Indeed it’s really big family day, and it’s an unforgettable happy day.
By Jim Helmore, Illustrated by Richard Jones ( Peachtree Publishing Company Inc. – 2020）
Mia and Ben are the very best friends, and they love making paper planes together. One day, maybe they will make a plane that can fly all away across the lake. But Ben moves far away, it seems that will never happen. With a little bit of hope, however, and a great big imagination, Mia learns her friendship with Ben isn’t over – no matter the distance between them.
When something happens that’s terrific – a smile, a chuckle, a hum, or a hug – you cant’t help but feel a sense of happpiness and wonder. And isn’t the world a little nicer and your smile a little brighter when you share that feeling with someone else? In this jubilant picture book, the excitement of giving joy to others is on full display.
By Nancy Hartry, Illustrated by Gabrielle Grimard (Second Story Press – 2020 )
This is a picture book without text, but readers can hear a lot of words from vivid illustrations. A boy has just arrived in new country. The snow piled up outside his window is a mysterious and, frankly, chilly surprise! A girl, his new neighbor, does not speak his language, but that does not stop them from communicating as the girl helps the boy overcome his fears. The two new friends get bundled up against the cold, and the boy discovers the magic of playing outside on a snow day.