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Some Bodies

Our bodies! Our amazing, astounding, and all-around awesome bodies! Bodies come in all shapes, sizes, and colors, and can do extraordinary things. Our bodies are uniquely our own yet they connect us to the world around us in so many ways. Through playful rhymes and colorful engaging artwork, all the things that make our bodies special--from the texture of our hair to the color of our eyes--are celebrated. This sweet and inclusive book encourages young readers to acknowledge and accept differences, and offers the perfect opportunity to open up conversations about body acceptance. Every body is different and all bodies are good. Back matter includes tips and conversation starters for parents and educators to use with children.

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On pre-order until 08/15/2022 $17.99 $17.99
Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 1
Dewey E
Lexile 290L
ATOS Reading Level
Guided Reading Level J
Language English
Publisher Sleeping Bear Press
Available Formats Hardcover (9781534111417), PDF (9781534112087), Hosted ebook (9781534112629)
Copyright 2022
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions 9 x 11
Graphics Full-color illustrations

STARRED REVIEW School Library Journal - Some Bodies

“Young and old, big and small, every body is honored in this book…An excellent choice as a read-aloud in an elementary setting or as an independent choice for children ready to tackle simple language on their own or with a family member.”

Kirkus Reviews - Some Bodies

“This book definitely practices what it preaches. O’Callaghan’s illustrations represent body diversity and include people of various skin tones, shapes, sizes, and abilities. With warm colors and varied settings, the art is inviting and engaging. Kennen’s text offers no judgment, just simple descriptions with the mantra that “all bodies are good. An important, affirming conversation starter about respecting—and celebrating—diverse bodies.”

Author: Sophie Kennen

Illustrator: Airin O’Callaghan

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Full-color illustrations