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You Are Brave: A Book About Trying New Things

By Margaret O'Hair   Illustrated by Sofia Cardoso   By Sofia Sanchez   

Scholastic Inc. | ISBN 9781339026442 Hardcover
40 Pages | 9.302" x 9.458" | Ages 4 to 8

An inspiring and inclusive picture book about overcoming the odds from Down syndrome advocate and viral sensation Sofia Sanchez!

Just because you are different, that doesn’t mean you can’t succeed and share your gifts and passion with the world! That is the timely and important message of You Are Brave. This book helps readers learn their own self-worth and encourages kids to overcome obstacles by sticking up for themselves and others, trying new things, and showing the world how brave they are!

This companion picture book to 2021’s You Are Enough and 2023’s You Are Loved focuses on dreaming big and overcoming any obstacles that stand in your way. Sofia has Down syndrome, but she hasn’t let that stop her from becoming a successful model, actress, and activist. Sofia is the perfect person to share You Are Brave's message of encouragement and bravery with kids everywhere.

Raves & reviews:

Praise for You Are Loved:

"This extended ode to families is heartwarming and inclusive... Overflowing with fond appreciation." -- Kirkus Reviews

Praise for You Are Enough:

"[An] uplifting look at disability and differences." -- Kirkus Reviews

"[The book's] cheerful exhortations may serve as a source of support and encouragement." -- Publishers Weekly