This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Review Exchange Program, which is open to all authors and is completely free. Simply put, you agree to provide an honest review an author's book in exchange for the author doing the same for you. What sites your reviews are posted on (B&N, Amazon, etc.) and whether you send digital (eBook, PDF, Word, etc.) or hard copies of your books to each other for review is up to you. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email, and be sure to describe your book or include a link to your Readers' Favorite review page or Amazon page.
This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Donation Program, which was created to help nonprofit and charitable organizations (schools, libraries, convalescent homes, soldier donation programs, etc.) by providing them with free books and to help authors garner more exposure for their work. This author is willing to donate free copies of their book in exchange for reviews (if circumstances allow) and the knowledge that their book is being read and enjoyed. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email. Be sure to tell the author who you are, what organization you are with, how many books you need, how they will be used, and the number of reviews, if any, you would be able to provide.
Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite
Amy was a sparkly girl. She sparkled wherever she went. Amy loved school and storytime was the best part of school for her. On Monday, Amy's teacher read a story about dinosaurs and Amy wanted to be a T-Rex when she grew up. Everyone laughed when she said that and Amy heard someone saying she was not strong enough to be a T-Rex. She was angry and sad. On Wednesday, her teacher read another story and it was about unicorns. After listening to the story, Amy wanted to be a unicorn when she grew up. The other kids laughed at her, saying she was only a girl and lacked the magical qualities needed to be a unicorn. Amy was sad. On Friday, Amy's teacher had a special story on mermaids. Amy was sure she could be one because she was a good swimmer. The other kids laughed even harder when she said she wanted to be a mermaid because they thought she was fat and mermaids were beautiful. Amy sat down and cried, and her tears washed away her sparkle. What happened when she visited Bubby, her grandma, on Saturday?
BElieve in YOUrself! by Tammi Croteau Keen with Amy Rosvally is an uplifting and encouraging story for children who lack confidence and do not believe in themselves. The story of Amy will motivate children to write their own story instead of listening to others, and being their own kind of beautiful. Archangelo Crelencia's colorful and charming illustrations breathe life into the story, the characters, and the concept and make it a wonderful book for young readers. This book can be used as a good educational tool by tutors and parents to help children understand that beauty, strength, and magic come from within in a beautiful way.