January 15, 2019

#BookReview: Little Heroes: Courageous People Who Changed the World by Heidi Poelman, Kyle Kershner (Illustrations)

Title: Courageous People Who Changed the World
Author: Heidi Poelman, Kyle Kershner (Illustrations)
Genres: Children's

Board book16 pages

Published April 2018 by Familius
Synopsis: From the intrepid efforts of Susan B. Anthony to the quiet courage of Rosa Parks, Little Heroes: Courageous People Who Changed the World is a young child's first introduction to the brave people who fought to make the world a better place. Simple text and adorable illustrations tell the contributions of eight champions of freedom: Abraham Lincoln, Rosa Parks, Susan B. Anthony, Malala Yousafzai, Harriet Tubman, William Wilberforce, Mahatma Gandhi, and Martin Luther King Jr. A quote from each individual is included on each spread along with colorful, delightful artwork.

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About the Author: Heidi Poelman graduated from Wake Forest University with a master s degree in communication. In graduate school, she had a particular interest in studying marriage dynamics. She wanted to know why something as simple as a tone of voice, a type of greeting, a sincere compliment, or a phone call could so greatly impact the feelings between two partners. This curiosity moved her to write The Two-Minute Marriage Project: Simple Secrets for Staying in Love, in which she was able to more fully explore the significance of seemingly simple thoughts, words, and deeds. Heidi lives in Utah with her husband, with whom she has three children.

Featuring quotes from courageous heroes

Rosa Parks
Susan B. Anthony
Abraham Lincoln
Malala Yousafzai
Harriet Tubman
William Wilberforce
Mahatama Gandhi
Martin Luther King Jr.

My Review: This was an adorable little board book about people that our kids should know about!! I do think that although this is a board book the content is better suited to older kids that are in 1st to 2nd grade.  I think that it would get younger kids interested in learning about these people.  And maybe start thinking about how they to can be courageous! 


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