A Chance to Love

“A Chance to Love” by Jestina Hodge-Pais
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The term “family” has various definitions, depending on the person asked and their life experiences. Veering more toward “traditional,” a family would include a dad, mom, and at least one child; maybe grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins, too. A more “modern” view could be any number of people included – the options of dual/single parents, being a hetero- or homo-sexual couple, and friends who provide support and encouragement might be on the list, as well. While individual situations aren’t perfect, and people have little control over other’s actions and decisions, it is no secret that the most secure and foundational “family” includes two loving parents who teach the child(ren) verbally and nonverbally, both socially and emotionally. read more
“A Chance to Love” by Jestina Hodge-Pais
“A Chance to Love” by Jestina Hodge-Pais 1000 1000 Reader Views Kids
“A Chance to Love,” by Jestina Hodge-Pais, illustrated by Annabelle Zhang, is a warm, helpful children’s book with a great big message for young readers: children everywhere want and need to be heard, especially children living in single-parent homes. Meet Kiconco, who will be celebrating her 10th birthday with a party. Most of her family will be there, and she likes spending time with them, but who she really wants to spend time with is her dad, who never visits her or has contact with her. She feels lonely and unhappy because of it. read more