Your Name Is A SongBook - 2020
From Library Staff
When a little girl is frustrated by her teacher's and classmates' inability to pronounce her name at he end of her first day of school, her mother shows her that every name has its own musicality, and when we listen we can hear their songs.
"Saddened by her classmates' and teacher's mispronunciations of her name, a girl is empowered by her discovery that names are like songs when she and her mom celebrate the musicality of African, Asian, Black-American, Latinx, and Middle Eastern names."
As someone with a name that people often stumble over and mispronounce, Your name is a Song melted my heart and is sure to do the same for any reader. As a little girl and her mother walk home from the first day of school, the girl relates how frustrated she was when her teacher and peers couldn'... Read More »