This vibrant picture book, beautifully illustrated by celebrated artist Danielle Daniel, encourages children to show love and support for each other and to consider each other’s well-being in their everyday actions.
Consultant, international speaker and award-winning author Monique Gray Smith wrote You Hold Me Up to prompt a dialogue among young people, their care providers and educators about reconciliation and the importance of the connections children make with their friends, classmates and families. This is a foundational book about building relationships, fostering empathy and encouraging respect between peers, starting with our littlest citizens.
Author: Monique Gray Smith
Illustrated by: Danielle Daniel
Fiction Picture Book
Themes: empathy, Indigenous, relationships, emotional literacy
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pub Date: 31/Oct/2017