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Just For You!: The Bravest Girls In The World
The JUST FOR YOU!(tm) series features 24 beginning readers written and illustrated by people of color. Young readers will see themselves and their experiences reflected in these delightful books. They will read about how the characters spend their time with family and friends-at home, in school, at the park or barber shop, and other places in their community. These age-app ...more
Paperback, 32 pages
Published April 1st 2004 by Teaching Resources
(first published 2004)
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The Bravest Girls in the World tells the story of Toshi, a brave young girl who is afraid of one thing: dogs. She meets a friend who helps her overcome her fears, and they support one another in embracing their courage in other areas of their life. This children's book is one of very few that I've read in which all of the main characters are African American girls. I appreciated the themes of confronting your fears and girls supporting one another to push forward in their personal goals (as oppo ...more
Apr 08, 2011 Kristen rated it liked it
This book relates to friendhsips and conquering fears. The character is really afraid of dogs, which I could relate to because when I was younger I had a cousin who was so terrified of dogs and we never knew why. However, when the character meets a new friend that has a dog she begins overcoming her fear!