April 2021 Inspire Stewardship

Books of the Month

We Are Water Protectors

by Carole Lindstrom; illustrated by Michaela Goade (Roaring Brook Press, a division of Holtzbrinck Publishing)

A young girl learns from her Nokomis (grandmother) about protecting our shared planet and invites all to become stewards of Earth.

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The Total Eclipse of Nestor Lopez

by Adrianna Cuevas (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)

When Nestor and his mother move in with his grandmother, Nestor is forced to use his secret ability to communicate with animals to save the inhabitants of his new home town when they are threatened by a tule vieja, a witch that transforms into animals.

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Butterfly Yellow

by Thanhha Lai (HarperColllins)

Hằng, a refugee from Việt Nam who has traveled to Texas to find her little brother who was taken from her years ago, is helped by LeeRoy, a city boy with big rodeo dreams.

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