No one can pronounce Wakawakaloch's name. Why couldn't she be called something simple... like Gloop? That's a name you can find on a T-shirt! But after a visit with her tribe's elder, Wakawakaloch discovers what her name means, and how powerful names can be. Gloop may be easy to say, but the girl who helps her friends embrace differences and wear their names proudly? Her name is Wakawakaloch!
This lighthearted picture book, perfect for fans of Vera Brosgol and Emily Hughes, features an intrepid, determined, and savvy girl who learns to embrace what makes her special while lifting up her Neanderthal community. Kids will sympathize with her frustration at the many mispronunciations and love seeing how Wakawakaloch gets inspired by her ancestor's story. This kid-friendly message about acceptance and pride is sure to get kids talking about their own unique features!