You Hold Me Up (BD)

SKU: 9781459836389

Monique Gray Smith
Grade Levels:
Preschool, Kindergarten
Cree, Lakota, Métis
Book Type:
Orca Book Publishers
Copyright Date:

Sale price$12.95


Monique Gray Smith is an award-winning, bestselling author and public speaker. Her books cover a broad spectrum of ages, topics and emotions. Danielle Daniel is an award-winning author and illustrator of books for children and adults.

You hold me up. I hold you up. We hold each other up.

Encourage children to show love and support for each other and to consider each other’s well-being in their everyday actions.

Award-winning author and international speaker Monique Gray Smith wrote You Hold Me Up to prompt a dialogue among young people, their care providers and educators about reconciliation and the importance of the connections children make with others. With vibrant illustrations from award-winning author and illustrator Danielle Daniel, this is a foundational book about building relationships, fostering empathy and encouraging respect between peers, starting with our littlest citizens. This book contains full colour images.

AICL's Best Books 2017, Commended Quill & Quire's kidlit and YA Books of the Year 2017, Commended Resource Links The Year's Best 2017, Commended Bank Street College Best Children's Books of the Year starred selection 2018, Commended Global Read Aloud 2018, Commended CCBC Best Books 2018, Commended Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award 2018, Short-listed TD Summer Reading List 2020, Commended.

You Hold Me Up has been selected in the Children’s Category Longlist for First Nation Communities READ 2018.

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