How Smudge Came
“You respond to the universal pet story before the illustrations show that Cindy is a young woman with Down’s syndrome. [This book] is remarkable in telling it as Cindy sees it. Lightburn’s realistic pictures in soft-tone colored pencil have the same beautiful sense of fragility, steadfastness, and connection.”—Booklist (starred review)
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Listen to our chat about this book on our JustOneMoreBook.com Children's Book Podcast:
Cindy is clearly living in a home of some kind, and I understand that there will have to be rules in a place like that, but still, I think it could have been handled differently by the people in charge.