Saturday, August 1, 2009

Hope is an Open Heart

Hope is an Open Heart
By Lauren Thompson
Scholastic Press, 2008. Unpaged. Picture book.

Written for a four-year-old son after the attacks on September 11, 2001, this amazing and uplifting book describes hope in many different ways with beautiful photographs and prose. Thompson has captured such an intangible concept perfectly with her strong yet delicate words. This outstanding book brings warmth, comfort, and hope to the reader.

"Hope sometimes feels far away. But hope is always there."

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