February 24, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox


Antoinette Portis. illus. by author. Roaring Brook/Neal Porter Bks.

PreS-K–As his running-late mother rushes him through their bustling city neighborhood (“Hurry!”), a boy repeatedly stops to examine the everyday wonders that surround him (“Wait.”) until a truly spectacular sight causes both child and parent to pause and appreciate (“Yes. Wait.”). Portis’s message and vivacious visuals are worth lingering over.