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“Perfect for a lap sit with a young child beginning school, but it’s equally well-suited to a classroom read and invites age-appropriate conversations about bullying and the importance of being kind in either context.”
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Today I’m Strong

Written by Nadiya Hussain
Illustrated by Ella Bailey
Published by Penguin Young Readers Group

I love to go to school. Well, most days I do.
There are some days when what I really want
is to stay at home with you.

Most days, this little girl loves to go to school and play with her friends. But sometimes the schoolyard can feel like a battleground where she has to dodge mean words from a bully. Luckily, she always has her steadfast tiger by her side—even if she’s the only one who can see it. With the reminder that strength comes from within, she digs deep to believe in herself, no matter what anyone else says.

Today I’m Strong is a tender story about finding the courage to hold your head high, with a powerful reminder to always be kind.

Primary ISBN: 9780593525944
Available As: Hardcover, Audiobook, eBook
Picture Book, Age 3 or older

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