I have red hair. I have freckles on my nose. Grandma says my eyes are like two little blueberries. I also have a magical laugh. I know this because when I laugh, everybody laughs. I am who I am, and I like it like that! Or, I used to anyways. Since I’ve started school, I’ve learned that who I am can sometimes make my friends laugh. And that makes me sad. But, neither mom, dad, or grandma have prepared me for that...
Author/Illustrator: Nicole Testa, Annie Boulanger
Number of pages: 24
WHO’S IT FOR?
This book is for progressing readers. There are 1-2 paragraphs per page, some repetitions throughout, and a small amount of dialogue. There are lots of high-frequency words and a simple sentence structure. This Governor-General Award finalist is a truly touching story about acceptance.
Sample Sentence: J’ai les cheveux roux. J’ai les flocons dorés sur le nez. Mamaie dit que mes yeux sont comme deux petits bleuets.