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Keep Your Head Up
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About The Book
When a child wakes up late one day, it’s only the first in a series of things to go terribly awry. But the people around them show them that what’s important is being kind to yourself and getting through rough days. Because, after all, tomorrow is a fresh start.
About The Illustrator
Charly Palmer, a graduate of the American Academy of Art, is a nationally recognized fine artist whose work is in private and public collections, including those of McDonald’s Corporation, the Coca-Cola Company, and Vanderbilt University. His illustrative work for Mama Africa! earned him the 2018 Coretta Scott King Illustrator of the Year award. Palmer’s art is inspired by his children and grandchildren. He lives in Atlanta, Georgia.
- Publisher: Denene Millner Books/Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (September 28, 2021)
- Length: 32 pages
- ISBN13: 9781534480407
- Grades: P - 3
- Ages: 4 - 8
- Lexile ® AD530L The Lexile reading levels have been certified by the Lexile developer, MetaMetrics®
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Raves and Reviews
"Readers will recognize their own feelings of anger, disappointment, and loss of control through Neil’s empathetic text, laden with sensory metaphors...an excellent book for teaching children the importance of showing themselves grace and kindness."
– Kirkus Reviews, starred review
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