Jean and the Vaccine
Jean and the Vaccine makes the experience of vaccination easier for kids.
It can be tough for kids to understand why their grownups are subjecting them to an injection. And it can be hard for grownups to explain why vaccines are necessary and how they work.
Factual and scientifically accurate, this book breaks down the basics of vaccination to give kids a better understanding through a fun, age-appropriate story. Jean learns what to expect when she gets her injection, how it works to protect her, and why she needs it. With this knowledge she can bravely do her part to protect herself, her family and friends, and her community.
One Equals Many
One vote can change the world. With examples from nature and the arts, this powerful book shows children just how large of an impact we can have when we work together.
The artwork was inspired by Works Progress Administration posters and the book is a response to those who worry that their voice is too small to make a difference.
Written and Illustrated by Bradford Norton
Paperback, 40 pages, 8.5 x 11
Coming March 2022!
This simple yet powerful book focuses on the harmful gender roles that threaten to keep our kids from achieving their true potential. Presented in a powerfully sparse format of real statements from adults and replies from kids, this book provides comfort to those who bristle against unfair and limiting assumptions. Intended to spark conversations from pre-K to high school, this book helps kids explore the harm in others' assumptions and how standing up for your true self can make the world a better place for all.
The Yellow Square
The story of the Stonewall uprising has been adapted for young children in this book with a timeless message.
A yellow square struggles to belong in a world full of pink circles and blue triangles. When she is rejected, she finds a home at Stonewall, a place where everyone understands that being different is good.
All is well until the pink circles and blue triangles decide Stonewall must be destroyed.
Iris and the Virus
This book is a time capsule from the earliest days of the pandemic. It was updated to incorporate masks, but is not being further revised so as to serve as a glimpse of the challenges of those early days.
Iris is struggling with the changes brought by the Coronavirus pandemic. Her routine has changed and she misses her friends and family terribly. Daddy comforts her and explains what is happening and why. He helps her adapt to her new routine and shows her how she can do her part to help.