I read. I share. And here are my weekly picks from a tall pile of books
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A fabulous, Zen-like story where nothing becomes everything
A beautifully illustrated, home away from home story
"Henri Rousseau’s heartening story of success after a lifetime of rejection"
A wonderful collection of classic and modern poems combined with breathtaking photos
A "poetic exploration of rocks around the world"
A celebration of outside adventures
Dorothea Lange's remarkable life and how she captures "good people in real trouble"
"a celebration of music, individuality and a special bond between a child and her grandparent"
A frank look into the common and complicated experience of divorce
A simple but emotionally intense account of a mother and her adopted child
A moving picture book about Ivan and his story
A firefly love story told through beautiful poetry and stunning photographs
Joyful visit to the hardware store filled with wondrous, handy things
A story of finding courage with "touches of humor, verbal and visual"
Affecting story for children dealing with the loss of a friend
Perfect poems for shark lovers
"a clever, classic collection of purely pleasurable poetry"
What's poetry? It's all around you.
"Tapir’s courage and quiet steps show a leopard how to change his ways and avoid a human hunter."
"Love for an adoptive child guides fanciful musings about his origins"
"A colorful story about facing fears and accepting differences"
© 2015. Hope Lim