I Walk with Vanessa: A Picture Book Story about a Simple Act of Kindness


Inspired by real events and told only in pictures, this is an empowering picture book from a "New York Times"-bestselling husband-and-wife team about one girl who inspires a community to stand up to bullying. Full color.

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This simple yet powerful picture book--from a New York Times bestselling husband-and-wife team--tells the story of one girl who inspires a community to stand up to bullying. The perfect back-to-school read for every kid, family and classroom!

Don't miss the companion book, I Forgive Alex, about the importance of compassion and forgiveness.

Inspired by real events, I Walk with Vanessa explores the feelings of helplessness and anger that arise in the wake of seeing a classmate treated badly, and shows how a single act of kindness can lead to an entire community joining in to help. By choosing only pictures to tell their story, the creators underscore the idea that someone can be an ally without having to say a word. With themes of acceptance, kindness, and strength in numbers, this timeless and profound feel-good story will resonate with readers young and old.

A New York Public Library Best Book of the Year

This beautifully illustrated story shows young readers how to become caring and supportive upstanders. Love it! --Trudy Ludwig, bestselling author of The Invisible Boy

Product Details


ISBN13: 9781524769550

Publisher: Schwartz & Wade Books

Publication Date: Apr-2018

Pages: 40

Lexile Level: 0000

Ages: 04 - 08