This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Free Book Program, which is open to all readers and is completely free. The author will provide you with a free copy of their book in exchange for an honest review. You and the author will discuss what sites you will post your review to and what kind of copy of the book you would like to receive (eBook, PDF, Word, paperback, etc.). To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email.
This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Review Exchange Program, which is open to all authors and is completely free. Simply put, you agree to provide an honest review an author's book in exchange for the author doing the same for you. What sites your reviews are posted on (B&N, Amazon, etc.) and whether you send digital (eBook, PDF, Word, etc.) or hard copies of your books to each other for review is up to you. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email, and be sure to describe your book or include a link to your Readers' Favorite review page or Amazon page.
This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Donation Program, which was created to help nonprofit and charitable organizations (schools, libraries, convalescent homes, soldier donation programs, etc.) by providing them with free books and to help authors garner more exposure for their work. This author is willing to donate free copies of their book in exchange for reviews (if circumstances allow) and the knowledge that their book is being read and enjoyed. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email. Be sure to tell the author who you are, what organization you are with, how many books you need, how they will be used, and the number of reviews, if any, you would be able to provide.
Reviewed by Emily-Jane Hills Orford for Readers' Favorite
We all have special, unique talents. Some people can dance or sing or even do great karate moves. But Kaycie has her own special, unique talent: her talent is that she’s smart and she aspires to use her brains to do wonderful things. The only problem is, her classmates don’t believe being smart is a talent and when each student is asked to display their talents, Kaycie starts to feel self-conscious as others show off dancing, singing and so much more. When her friends laugh at her, it only makes things worse. Kaycie needs to be brave and stand up for what she believes in, to stand up for who she is and be proud of being uniquely herself. That’s something we all have to do.
Tiffany Grantham’s picture book story, Kaycie Discovers Her Talent, is a sweet story that will inspire young readers, particularly young girls, to embrace their unique talents, even if they’re not show-off talents like being a great dancer or a great singer. Who we are, what we’re good at doing, that’s our own special talent. The author leads young readers through Kaycie’s struggle to find and embrace her unique talent: being smart. Before Kaycie can present her talent to the class, Kaycie has to learn to believe in herself and be proud of who she is. After all, being smart really is super cool. Told in simple language so young readers can follow along and accompanied by bright, bold, colorful illustrations, this is a powerful and entertaining story to inspire all talented young people. Beautifully told and presented.