Emily wants to be an artist. She likes painting and loves the way artists like Pablo Picasso mixed things up. Emily's life is a little mixed up right now. Her dad doesn't live at home anymore, and it feels like everything around her is changing.
"When Picasso was sad for a while," says Emily, "he only painted in blue. And now I am in my blue period." It might last quite some time.
"The text is short, with no more than a few sentences per page, but the writing is evocative and does a wonderful job of portraying the complicated emotions and behaviors experienced by children during confusing times....This is not a straightforward 'What is divorce' story but rather a window into one girl's complicated emotional journey. It's a first purchase for libraries that have a section of picture books for older readers, and a high-quality, nondidactic book for parents and caregivers looking to start conversations about divorce." -- Anna Haase Krueger, School Library Journal
|Recommended Age||5 - 8|
|Publication Date||Jun 17, 2014|
|Publisher||Roaring Brook Press|