Your Name Is A Song

Your Name Is A Song

Picture Book - 2020
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Frustrated by a day full of teachers and classmates mispronouncing her beautiful name, a little girl tells her mother she never wants to come back to school. In response, the girl's mother teaches her about the musicality of African, Asian, Black-American, Latinx, and Middle Eastern names on their lyrical walk home through the city. Empowered by this newfound understanding, the young girl is ready to return the next day to share her knowledge with her class. Your Name is a Song is a celebration to remind all of us about the beauty, history, and magic behind names.
Publisher: Seattle, WA : Innovation Press, [2020]
Branch Call Number: PICTURE BOOK THO
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Uribe, Luisa - Illustrator
ISBN: 9781943147724


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Jan 05, 2021

A sweet tale about how your name is unique and how names can be sung because they have power in them. They have zing!

Jan 01, 2021

I liked it and it was good.

FPL_LaurenH Dec 30, 2020

When a little girl is sad that no one in her class can pronounce her name, her mother teaches her that her name is a song. The mother shows her that the names from Asia, Africa, Latinx, and African-American cultures are beautiful. When the girl goes back to school the next day, she teaches her entire class that each one of their names is a song.

This is an incredibly beautiful book about the importance of names and learning to pronounce them with respect for the person and their culture.

OPL_KrisC Nov 17, 2020

A wonderful way to teach kids how to pronounce names from different parts of the world.

Aug 17, 2020

A great book to share with a classroom of new kids.


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OPL_KrisC Nov 17, 2020

OPL_KrisC thinks this title is suitable for 5 years and over


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