July 2019, Greenwillow/Harper, 40 pp
A perfect read-aloud for all young athletes on game day, featuring text that mimics spoken-word poetry.
When a young basketball player wants to play in the next game at the local playground, his shadow coaches him through a pre-game workout until he is confident and prepared to step on the court, rally his team, and play hard.
KIRKUS – “Important, beautiful, and full of heart.”
February 2018, Greenwillow/Harper, 40 pp
A young ballerina, uncertain of her talent, follows the poetically compelling voice of her shadow to discover the courage she needs to audition.
SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL – “A spunky, endearingly gawky girl leaps across the cityscape on the cover of this simple, but profound picture book about being brave and taking chances…This well-crafted book celebrates the joy of dance and shows a girl gaining confidence in herself—an important message for all children. Recommended for purchase for all picture book collections.