This month’s best selling kids series from The Children’s Book Review’s affiliate store, Pete the Cat, is great for highlighting a glass-half-full outlook.
Counting by 7s, written by Holly Goldberg Sloan, will appeal to middle grade readers who are dealing with loss or coping with being “different” in some way from their peers.
Jennifer Morse, M.S., PhD, challenges readers to venture beyond the traditional fairytale story of Cinderella. She encourages readers to envision more depth for the princess and, in turn, for the readers themselves.
Shalanda Stanley grew up in Louisiana and earned her BA in creative writing at Florida State University. She’s an assistant professor at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, where she also lives with her family.