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 Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite
Little Differences by Brittanie Ganai Thompson handles the relevant topic of bullying which has become the bane of society nowadays. It is not only children but there are many adults too who are victims of bullying. The sixth graders are going to Sea World and their teacher reminds them to get their parents' signature before next Friday. Katie trips as she is walking towards her seat in the bus and her friend, Jessie, helps her into her seat. Alani Yang is the tallest girl in their class and she has this mean habit of using her size to her advantage. She does the same thing to Jessie when she is getting down. Katie's parents have taught her to be kind to others, even if they are not kind to her. Katie and Jessie notice that all is not well with Alani Yang and there is something weird happening to her. What is Alani's story?
The author's approach to the topic is helpful to all children who have been bullied, irrespective of their backgrounds. The story is about friendship, acceptance and becoming friends in spite of their differences. The author's advice to stand up and be a genuine friend to take away the sting of bullying is motivating and encouraging to all young readers.This is a good storybook for children to read because it will help them handle bullying in a better and more positive way.The story will make it easy for tutors, educators, and parents to explain to children the importance of being kind, even when the other person is mean.