A Book by the Brook — A Different Pond

Finds tongues in trees, books in running brooks,
Sermons in stones, and good in everything.

— William Shakespeare

A Book by the Brook: Book Reviews at FriendlyFairyTales.com

If you’re related to or friends with someone who immigrated (moved to your country) or emigrated (left your country), you’ll love this powerful and resonate picture book about a Vietnamese immigrant. Despite working two jobs, he wakes his son long before dawn. They fish for the family’s food. The dark sky has “faint stars like freckles.” Continue reading