Free to Be... You and Me

Free to Be... You and Me

Book - 2008
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Baker & Taylor
A number of stories, poems, and songs which demonstrate that people can choose to do or be whatever they desire.

Perseus Publishing
Updated for a New Generation of Readers!

This is the book we all know and love by Marlo Thomas and her friends—brought to new life with brand new illustrations to captivate and inspire a new generation of readers on a journey of the heart. Whether you are opening Free to Be . . . You and Me for the first time or the one hundredth time you will be engaged and transformed by this newly beautifully illustrated compilation of inspirational stories, songs, and poems. The sentiments of thirty-five years ago are as relevant today as when this book was published. Celebrating individuality and challenging stereotypes empowers both children and adults with the freedom to be who they want to be and to have compassion and empathy for others who may be different. Working closely with Marlo and co-creator Carole Hart, Peter H. Reynolds, the New York Times Best Selling Children’s Book Author/Illustrator, conjured his whimsical drawings throughout the book bringing a new sense of unity and warmth to the pages. You will find yourself marveling at the illustrations, nodding in agreement with the stories and poems, and singing the words to all the classic songs! It is wonderful that the thoughts, ideas, and emotions the creators envisioned so many years ago can still have a magical effect on children today.

Publisher: Philadelphia, Pa. : Running Press, 2008
ISBN: 9780762430604
Branch Call Number: J 372.623 THO
Characteristics: 129 p. :,col. ill., music ;,29 cm. +,1 CD (digital ;� 4 3/4 in.)


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Oct 19, 2013

Powerful enough to override the most damaging stereotypes perpetuated against children! One of the three children's books that most strongly shaped my outlook and life.

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