You Matter

You Matter

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They All Saw a Cat meets The Important Book in this sensitive and impactful picture book about seeing the world from different points of view by Caldecott and Coretta Scott King Honoree Christian Robinson.

In this full, bright, and beautiful picture book, many different perspectives around the world are deftly and empathetically explored—from a pair of bird-watchers to the pigeons they’re feeding. Young readers will be drawn into the luminous illustrations inviting them to engage with the world in a new way and see how everyone is connected, and that everyone matters.

Title:You Matter
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781534421691
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    You Matter Reviews

  • Billie

    This is a book that parents and grandparents will buy because it has a great message for kids, but, alas, it is not one that kids are going to be drawn to on their own. The illustrations are, of cours...

  • Jillian Heise

    I am always searching for picture books for my school library and to read aloud for #classroombookday that will show students that they matter. The kinds of books that affirm their existence, validate...

  • Rod Brown

    When was it decided that most modern picture books will now be inspirational tracts written by Stuart Smalley? Whatever happened to embedding such sentiments in a humorous story about interesting char...

  • Josiah

    I met Christian Robinson in 2016 when he toured the U.S. with Matt de la Peña for Last Stop on Market Street, their picture book that had recently won the Newbery Medal. As he autographed my copy of ...

  • Moonkiszt

    Featured in a grandma reads session.You Matter is a gem of a book. Each page affirms and reaffirms that all beings, of every type and stripe matters. That is, to be of equal importance as all other be...

  • Angela

    Christian Robinson can do no wrong in my book. He writes and illustrates stunning stories that are affirming and validating, smackdab in the center of kid experiences, with no sentimentality. Essentia...

  • Ina

    A splendacious book! The message is that we all matter - no matter who we are. Amazing multicultural illustrations only enhance the simple text with the strong message that everything/one from microbe...

  • Jennifer

    Christian Robinson continues to amaze with his spirited and bright focus on life and the human connection. We ALL matter! This picture book should be added to everyone's collection -- for young and ol...

  • Ms. B

    3.5 stars, it's Christian Robinson; the illustrations are beautiful. What makes this one unique is the inspirational message is for all creatures; human, furry or otherwise. #youmatter...

  • Adele

    I meant to review this one because it was on my To Read list, but now I cannot remember a thing about it even though I read it just four days ago. Even reading Rod's review didn't really jog my memory...