Books this month show how hard it is sometimes for people to find the right words to convey their feelings and that it is okay to take your time and be mindful.
Book of the Month
The Secret Battle of Evan Pao
Wendy Wan-Long Shang
In this book, Evan Pao is a 12-year-old Chinese American boy. He is sorting out and beginning to understand how he fits into America and its past and how to be part of a family experiencing dramatic change. He does his own research to make a connection to Battlefield Day and shares it with his teacher and classmates.
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