When We Stayed Home - Judith A. Proffer and Tara Fass
"When We Stayed Home" is a touching picture book that tells the story of children who had to stay home during the Covid 19 pandemic that started in 2020. It pays homage to all the young heroes who understood they had to stay home for a long time to protect themselves and others during this difficult time.
Some children were initially frustrated and bored, but they managed to find creative ways to entertain themselves. They learned new skills, played games with their families, and explored the world through new ways, books, and video games.
The book highlights children's resilience and resourcefulness, showing how individual choices in a community make a big difference.
The illustrations in "When We Stayed Home" are beautiful and colorful, with expressive drawings that capture the children's interest. The author uses simple language, making it easy for young readers to understand the story, while also conveying an important message.
Overall, "When We Stayed Home" is a wonderful picture book that shares with children a positive and uplifting message about a time that won’t be easy to forget. It is a must-read for children and families who experienced the effects of the Covid 19 but also for those kids who never had to go through it.
Advanced reading copy provided by NetGalley
Reading age: 4 - 6 years