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Wow! It Sure is Good to Be You!

3.26  ·  Rating Details ·  31 Ratings  ·  10 Reviews
This jazzy story reaffirms that even when people who love you are far away, they are thinking of you all the time and loving you as the “cool-girl brave and strong” that they know you to be! Just right for encouraging self-esteem, this book celebrates the relationships girls have with moms, aunts, sisters, friends, and everyone who loves them. Bright, energetic ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published April 17th 2006 by HMH Books for Young Readers
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Cara Byrne
Nov 01, 2016 Cara Byrne rated it liked it
Reminding readers that they are loved even if those who love them are far away while tying in visual messages of girl power, this book is a strange combination of themes and messages
THIS BOOK ROCKS! First of all, the fact that it's an African American girl is sweet, secondly there are affirmations all over the illustrations like, "You Can Do It", "Girls Rock", etc.
But most importantly it just makes you smile. Great message to girls and says things like, "Somewhere, somebody loves you more than cows love to moo, more than ballerinas love tutus and would ride a smelly yak across Kathmandu just to be with you, and that's really far it's great to be you!"
I thought it w
Whitney Rachel
Apr 22, 2014 Whitney Rachel rated it it was ok
I gave this book an extra star because of the message it's sending to little girls (and little ones in general). Aside from the message of loving yourself and being happy with who you are, I thought the book was awful. The language seemed a little too forced to me.

"Somebody, somewhere,
remembers your silly faces,
and sad one, too,
wishes you all the luck in the universe,
Is always proud of you!"

That just doesn't read well to me.

Taylar Brooks
Feb 19, 2015 Taylar Brooks rated it really liked it
This was a very short and sweet book. It makes me think of loved ones in my life. Like your parents, and grandparents. And how they're always rooting for me, no matter what you do in life, they love you no matter what. This would be a good read for students ages K-4th grade.
Kristin Sprague
Too's not our goal to edu-cute them, so I would not buy this book. The book is full of friviolous talk, no real information, or learning is conveyed. This book might be on the same level educationally as a poorly written cartoon as far as I'm concerned.
Jun 28, 2012 Eve rated it it was ok
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This book is very rah-rah, but the cadence seems off too. Its best use would be as an extended 'thinking of you' card from an aunt or godmother to a loved little girl, but other than that it doesn't have any real substance. Use only as directed; two stars.
This seems to refer more to the love of a parent (particularly one who is away) than just basic loving others. Not a huge fan of the illustrations, but I'm sure there is a place for it.
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Bright and cute illustrations, but the flow of the language was off.
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Fun book for around Mother's Day.
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A pick me up for a child missing a special person who lives far away.
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