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Often, the moral clarity, optimism, and resilience found in picture books were a welcome and necessary reprieve from the messiness of the world. Perhaps embracing the spirit of these books will allow us to see beyond the headlines and re-imagine the world as it should be. This book is that hug. Read and feel its warmth course gently through your cynical veins. Praising the strength that we draw from those we love and vice-versa , Smith and Daniel provide an important reminder that resilience does not have to be and probably should not be a solo effort. Paying tribute to that feeling of a fresh cut from a trusted barber, Crown captures that extra bounce in your step as confidence crackles from the top of your freshly-shorn head down through your feet. So begins this powerfully understated picture book, which shifts the focus of the refugee narrative from the harrowing journey to the reality awaiting the family members once they reach their destination in this case, the United States.
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