Soothing and empowering, You Are Your Strong reassures kids that they can handle big emotions and highlights the benefit of developing inner strength and confidence in oneself. With diverse characters and scenes featuring a range of different family relationships—from parents, to grandparents, to an older sister in the military—this book shows kids that they will have help along the way to being strong and in control. Includes a Note to Parents and Caregivers by Julia Martin Burch, PhD, with advice for building skills to navigate and cope with big emotions.
About the Author:
Danielle Dufayet teaches English and public speaking/self-empowerment classes for kids. She has a bachelor’s in English literature and a master’s in psychology. She was always drawn to the beauty and simplicity of picture books and attracted by their powerful psychological impact on young minds. She believes that books are magic little gems that can change one’s life. She lives in San Jose, California. Visit danielledufayetbooks.com.
About the Illustrator:
Jennifer Zivoin is trained in media ranging from figure drawing to virtual reality, and earned her bachelor of arts degree with highest distinction from the honors division of Indiana University. Jennifer worked as a graphic designer and creative director before finding her artistic niche in children’s books. She has illustrated over 30 books, including Something Happened in Our Town: A Child’s Story About Racial Injustice and A World of Pausabilities: An Exercise in Mindfulness. Jennifer lives in Carmel, Indiana. Visit JZArtworks.com.