You Hold Me Up (Hardcover)

By Monique Gray Smith, Danielle Daniel (Illustrator)

Orca Book Publishers, 9781459814479, 32pp.

Publication Date: October 31, 2017



This vibrant picture book, beautifully illustrated by celebrated artist Danielle Daniel, encourages children to show love and support for each other and to consider each other's well-being in their everyday actions.

Consultant, international speaker and award-winning author Monique Gray Smith wrote You Hold Me Up to prompt a dialogue among young people, their care providers and educators about reconciliation and the importance of the connections children make with their friends, classmates and families. This is a foundational book about building relationships, fostering empathy and encouraging respect between peers, starting with our littlest citizens.