THERE IS A RAINBOW
Kansas NEA Reading Circle

There Is a Rainbow was named a Kansas NEA  Reading Circle Recommended Title. This is especially meaningful to me, since my first child was born in Kansas, and that's where we read our very first books together. 

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THERE IS A RAINBOW
National Safe School Reopening Summit

On March 24, 2021, the U.S. Department of Education hosted the National Safe School Reopening Summit, gathering key stakeholders from around the nation to discuss best practices for reopening schools quickly and safely. 
     The Secretary of Education, Dr. Miguel Cardona, opened his session with There Is a Rainbow, explaining how so many families struggled when schools went fully remote but how we gave each other hope by painting rainbows in our communities. "Today," he says, "we are going to be talking about rainbows."

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THERE IS A RAINBOW

School Library Journal Starred Review 

"The perfect pandemic book is here. In illustrations that dynamically emulate a (aesthetically attuned, highly skilled) child’s drawing, a text with the lilt of a hop, skip, and a jump sets up expectations and neatly subverts them. . . . To children, it will be a relief to see their current lives in these pages; for adults, it’s hope for a new normal. [There Is a Rainbow is the] book we need, the message we deserve."

THERE IS A RAINBOW

Booklist Starred Review 

"With vibrant, expressive illustrations and concise, contemplative prose, this picture book highlights aspects of what kids may be feeling or experiencing during pandemic lockdowns, all with a supportive, engaging approach. . . ."

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THERE IS A RAINBOW

100 Scope Notes: An SLJ Blog

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