Monday, November 4, 2019
You Are My Friend
First sentence: In the springtime, when everything was growing and green, Freddie Rogers had to stay inside.
Premise/plot: You Are My Friend by Aimee Reid is a picture book biography of Mr. Fred Rogers.
My thoughts: I have long wanted a picture book biography of Mr. Rogers. For years I have talked about the need for one. My expectations were super high since I love, love, love Mr. Rogers so very much. I thought the text of this one was good, very good. I loved some of the details it included about his childhood. I loved the emphasis on feelings and expressing your feelings. Exactly what you’d expect from a biography on Fred Rogers.
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