A Walk to the Store (Paperback)

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A Walk to the Store By Judeah Reynolds, Sheletta Brundidge (As Told to), Darcy Bell-Myers (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Judeah Reynolds, Sheletta Brundidge (As Told to), Darcy Bell-Myers (Illustrator)


Many children see bad things happen on TV or online. Some children see bad things happen in real life.

When nine-year-old Judeah Reynolds walked to the store to buy candy one day, she saw a man named George Floyd get killed by the police. Judeah was very scared and sad. She talked to her family about what happened, and that helped. She talked about it to other people, too. Judeah learned that even though bad things happen, there are many good people in the world who want to make things better.

She learned that she is one of those people, and she can make things better by sharing her story.

Told with deep respect and sensitivity, this true story ends with a message of bravery, hope, and healing. Children impacted by this specific event or other traumas are empowered to process their feelings and find pathways to healing.

Includes a straightforward tip sheet for caregivers and educators to help children process traumatic events, provided by Arubah Emotional Health Services, a BIPOC therapy practice in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781643436722
ISBN-10: 1643436724
Publisher: Beaver's Pond Press
Publication Date: October 14th, 2022
Pages: 26
Language: English