Book Reviews

I Am Not a Label A dynamic collection of biographies that reminds each of us to shine our own light. Vision
This Way, Charlie A nuanced story about a friendship tested by life's storms. Kindness
The Fish Who Found the Sea A parable about trusting ourselves to our true element. Questing
Literally A multicultural journey through the surprising origins of 12 English words. Wonder
Me and My Sister A sensitive introduction to getting along in spite of differences. Connections
Together We Grow A metaphor for how we can all benefit from being inclusive. Unity
Margaret's Night in St. Peter's The further endearing adventures of the Pope's cat, this time on Christmas Eve. Questing
A Whale of a Mistake The perils and potentials of a mistake swallowing you whole. You
We Are Water Protectors A vibrant reminder of water's sacredness and our responsibility to safeguard it from harm. Reverence
The Seed of Compassion An autobiography of the Dalai Lama's growth in compassion. Compassion
A Very Big Problem A heartening look at God's intervention when each part of creation vies to be loved most. Unity
Outside In A warm, evocative reminder — essential during the pandemic — that we belong to the outdoors no matter where we are. Wonder
Freedom We Sing An exuberant, colorful, love-filled story that conveys the experience of embracing freedom. Questing
If We Were Gone An exploration of how quickly plants and trees can reclaim a landscape in our absence. Transformation
Emily's Idea How an inspired project like making multi-cultural paper-doll chains can spread around the world. Connections
Why Do We Cry? Gentle and honest reassurance about the many reasons for tears. Compassion
The Boy, the Mole, the Fox, and the Horse Tender and timeless wisdom accompanied by poignantly beautiful ink and watercolor illustrations. Kindness
Things That Go Away A funny, touching account of bubbles, tears, fears, and other things that transform. Transformation
William's Getaway An appealing story for cooped-up children about an older boy's change of heart toward his tag-along little brother. Kindness
Lilah Tov Good Night A beautifully illustrated bedtime tale that doubles as a poignant refugee story. Hope
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