Lily and the Mixed-Up Letters (Hardcover)
Tundra Books (NY), 9780887767579, 32pp.
Publication Date: March 13, 2007
When Lily's teacher announces that the children will read in front of their parents, Lily finally finds the courage to tell her mother about her problem. By working together, Lily's mom, teacher, and friend Grace find a way to help Lily understand that she has very important strengths and talents. With hard work and new confidence, Lily surprises everyone even herself by the time the parents come to hear the kids read.
Gentle illustrations by France Brassard realistically portray the fear, isolation, and low self-esteem that children with dyslexia can experience. Deborah Hodge's Lily and the Mixed-up Letters is a reassuring read for any child in need of a boost in confidence.
About the Author
France Brassard has been enchanted with children s book illustration ever since, as a young child, she received a tiny picture book in her Christmas stocking. After studying Interior and Graphic Design, she returned to her first passion and became a book illustrator. Fifteen years later she has numerous books to her credit. France lives in the province of Quebec with her young son, Luke."
Praise For Lily and the Mixed-Up Letters…
Praise for Emma’s Story:
“Hodge writes with a quiet tenderness, creating the mood of the story.… Highly Recommended.”
— CM Magazine
“[A]n invaluable adoption tale.…”
— Resource Links
“… [a] gentle and loving story about what really makes a family.”
— Brandon Sun, “Brandon This Week”