The Best Children's Books of the Year 2022, Bank Street College
STARRED REVIEW! "This frank portrait of childhood jealousy is both a compelling story and a perfect teaching tool. The protagonist's journey is authentic and accessible, making it a great way to start a conversation about big feelings."—Kirkus Reviews starred review
Sometimes, being jealous can make everything feel worse.
Yaz is jealous. Way past jealous. Yaz loves to draw, but no one ever notices her pictures. Everyone loves Debby's drawings, and one even got put up on the classroom wall with a star on it. Now Yaz's jealousy is making her think ugly things, and even act mean! How can she get past being jealous?
About the Author and the Illustrator:
Hallee Adelman, author of numerous books for children, works to better the lives of kids and families through education, story, and film. With a PhD in education, she has taught elementary through university students and was nominated twice for the Disney Teacher of the Year Award. Hallee lives outside Philadelphia, PA, with her family.
Karen Wall was born in Scotland, where she studied art and textile design, and now illustrates picture and chapter books for children. Karen dreams up her ideas in a studio above her local library in London, England.