No matter your volume, your age, or your size, you have the power to be a surprise. You have the know-how. You’re savvy and smart. You could change the world. Are you willing to start? This is a bold and uplifting love letter to all the things-big or small-that make us who we are. With inspiring text and exuberant illustrations, this book will delight readers as it shows all the ways they can be their remarkable selves. >>> Pat Zietlow Miller’s books and Patrice Barton’s books in SHI collection.
Oh no! Mean and nasty rats are taking over an empty lot that a group of burgs call home. The rats love two things: bullying the bugs and enjoying all the trash that’s piling up. Luckly, helps is coming soon. Volunteers will arrive on Recycling Day and not only drive away the awful rats, but explain all about how recycling works and why it’s a good idea. >>> On the last pages, found “Think Green”.
Henry’s life can get busy – sometimes too busy. When that happens, Henry gets wild, tearing around the house like a lemonade hurricane. But his big sister Emma has an idea. Maybe just maybe, she can help her brother learn to be still. This charming story tells how mindfulness and meditation can help calm even a hurricane like Henry. >>> On the last pages, simple instructions show how you can do it, too!
The first day of wearing Hijab is important. It makes being strong. With her new backpack and light-up shoes, Faizah knows the first day of school is going to be special. It’s the start of a brand-new year, and best of all, it’s her older sister Asiya’s first day of hijab-made of a fabric of beautiful blue, like the ocean waving to the sky. But not everyone sees hijab as beautiful, and in the face of hurtful, confusing words, Faizah will find new ways to be strong. >>> Ibtihaj Muhammad is a fencer and the first Muslim American woman in hijab to compete for the US in the Olympic Games. On the last page of the book, authors’ notes found.>>>>Hatem Aly’s books in SHI collection.
初めてヒジャブを被る日は、大切な日である。そして勇気がいる。新しいカバンとピカピカの靴で、Faizahは学校へ初登校する日が特別であることを知っていた。新しい学年の始まりの日であり、何よりも姉のAsiyaが始めて学校へ通うのにヒジャブを被る日でもあった。彼女の被るヒジャブは青い布で、まるで海が青空に溶け込んだように美しかった。しかし、誰にとってもヒジャブは美しいとは限らず、嫌な顔をする人や心ない言葉を投げかける人もいた。Faizahは、強い心のもち方を新たに学んでゆく。＞＞＞作者のIbtihaj Muhammad はフェンシングの選手であり、初めてのヒジャブを被ったモスラム系米国人として、オリンピック競技で活躍した。巻末に作者たちからの言葉がある。＞＞＞＞SHIコレクションにあるHatem Alyの作品。
<Inspired by Tim Minchin’s hit song from the Tony Award-winning Matilda the Musical>
When I grow up, I will be tall enough to reach the branches that I have to reach to climb the tree you get to climb when you’re grow-up. This book is a look at adult life through the eyes of children. Grown-ups surely have all the fun as they must eat sweet everyday, climb the biggest trees, and do everything and anything! In this book, children can imagine all the things that they will be able to do once they grow up.
Rocks are simple, but the things you can do with them are endless. You can skip them, and you can sort them. Rocks build, sparkle, and tell a story. They can be memories. They hold wonder. Best of all, you can share them and make a new friend. This ode to curiosity and creative play from the author and the illustrator is bound to inspire.>>> In the last pages, found more information about rocks. >>>>Pat Zietlow Miller’s books in SHI collection.