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I walk with Vanessa : a story about a simple act of kindness /

by Kerascoet [author,].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Schwartz & Wade Books, [2018]Edition: First edition.Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm.ISBN: 9781524769567 (hardcover library binding); 1524769568 (hardcover library binding).Subject(s): Stories without words | Bullying -- Fiction | Schools -- Fiction | Friendship -- Fiction | Kindness -- Fiction | Bullying -- Juvenile fiction | JUVENILE FICTION / Social Issues / Bullying | JUVENILE FICTION / Social Issues / Prejudice & Racism | JUVENILE FICTION / Social Issues / FriendshipSummary: An elementary school girl witnesses the bullying of another girl, but she is not sure how to help.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Parents Magazine's "Best Book that Champions Kindness" of 2018! <br> <br> This simple yet powerful picture book--from a New York Times bestselling husband-and-wife team--tells the story of one girl who inspires a community to stand up to bullying. Inspired by real events, I Walk with Vanessa explores the feelings of helplessness and anger that arise in the wake of seeing a classmate treated badly, and shows how a single act of kindness can lead to an entire community joining in to help. By choosing only pictures to tell their story, the creators underscore the idea that someone can be an ally without having to say a word. With themes of acceptance, kindness, and strength in numbers, this timeless and profound feel-good story will resonate with readers young and old.<br> <br> A New York Public Library Best Book of the Year <br> <br> "This beautifully illustrated story shows young readers how to become caring and supportive upstanders. Love it!" --Trudy Ludwig, bestselling author of The Invisible Boy

An elementary school girl witnesses the bullying of another girl, but she is not sure how to help.

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Horn Book Review

In this wordless story, brown-skinned newcomer Vanessa is bullied by a white boy as she walks home alone from school. A girl classmate witnesses the abuse; the next morning she walks to school with Vanessa and they're joined by more supporters. Watercolor and ink illustrations excel at communicating emotions; a mix of vignettes and full-page illustrations expertly controls the pacing. Bullying-related resources are appended. (c) Copyright 2018. The Horn Book, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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