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It can be hard to be different whether because of how you look, where you live, or what you can or can’t do. But wouldn’t it be boring if we were all the same? Being different is great! Being different is what makes you YOU.
This inclusive and empowering picture book from Sofia Sanchezan 11-year-old model and actress with Down syndrome reminds readers how important it is to embrace your differences, be confident, and be proud of who you are. Imagine all of the wonderful things you can do if you don’t let anyone stop you! You are enough just how you are.
“You Are Enough: A Book About Inclusion” by Margaret O’Hair & Sofia Sanchez is a beautiful story that shows readers of all ages to love who they are. The book follows Sofia an 11-year-old model and actress with Down syndrome who encourages everyone that being different is a good thing. The inspirational text touches on the concepts of being a good friend, helping one another, acting in a kind manner, and most importantly being yourself! The illustrations by Sofia Cardoso are filled with vibrant colors and showcase characters with all kinds of backgrounds, experiences, and abilities. The back of the book shares more information about Sofia Sanchez as well as more information about Down Syndrome. This is a wonderful story that celebrates all aspects of inclusion.
Ages 5 and up
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