Book Reviews

Antoinette A poodle puppy comes into her own as a heroine on the streets of Paris. Questing
The Want Monsters A delightful spiritual parable about wants, embracing the greedy self, and befriending our troublesome emotions. Shadow
Alphonse, That Is Not OK to Do! A delightful story about two siblings who use drawings to express themselves. Love
All Kinds of Kisses A delightfully illustrated children's about how a wide variety of animals express affection. Love
Play with Me! A lively and appealing celebration of friendship. Play
What to Do When You Feel Too Shy A self-help book for children packed with exercises for dealing with socially challenging situations. Nurturing
Creation A picture book illustrating the creation story as told in the St. James Bible. Beauty
Goodnight Everyone A colorful picture book to read at bedtime. Nurturing
The Four Questions A retelling of the folktale Chicken Little to teach children the Work, a method of spiritual inquiry into thoughts and emotional responses. Questing
Good Morning, City A picture book that celebrates all the ways a city wakes up each day. Attention
The Boy and The Book How a little boy learns to respect books. Reverence
Before Morning A beautifully illustrated children's book that reveals the value of an invocation. Yearning
King Calm A good case for mindfulness as a spur to calm, wonder, and an appreciation of all the little things in life. Peace
The Journey An honest and engaging portrait of what a refugee family goes through to get to a safe place to live. Questing
The Friend Ship The quest of a lonely little hedgehog to find a friend. Questing
Why Am I Here? A compelling case for empathy as a bridge that can draw people together. Imagination
Mom, There's a Bear at the Door An amusing children's book about the ways kids can create worlds aglow with both reality and fantasy. Imagination
I Am a Story An edifying look at the variety of ways stories have been enjoyed and shared down through history. Teachers
A Child of Books A fresh and creative reading experience about two children who roam the world of stories. Imagination
What Is a Child? A beguiling celebration of the enchantments, setbacks, delights, and hopes of childhood. Hope