This week’s KidLit Pick of the Week is A Home for Sally by Stenetta Anthony.
This charming picture book tells a tale of Sally, a puppy who was born with a disability and has no front, left paw. When Sally and her siblings are brought to the Kennel, Sally’s siblings are quickly adopted, but not Sally. The other puppies in the kennel make fun of her and damper her hope of being adopted.
Finally, a young boy notices Sally and is interested in adopting her.
This book shares the story of a young pup who considers herself unlovable because of her disability. Readers will be taught lessons of patience, perseverance, diversity, hope, and love.
· The glossary and adoption resource links at the end of the book are useful for all ages.
· Perfect for animal lovers.
· Sweet story that have readers intrigued on Sally finding her forever family.
· Helps teach children that it is ok to be different. It’s what makes us unique.