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I Talk Like A River

I Talk Like A River

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When a child has a "bad speech day" at school, his father gives him a new perspective on his stuttering
Publisher: New York : Neal Porter Books/Holiday House, [2020]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780823445592
Characteristics: 40 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Smith, Sydney 1980-- Illustrator


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PimaLib_AngelaH Mar 17, 2021

This is a beautiful true story on how a nonjudgmental father gives his son the power to accept his stuttering by sharing a simple object lesson of a river that flows and ebbs.

VaughanPLDianeB Feb 19, 2021

Do you have someone in your life who is challenged to express themselves fluently? This book presents a moving and gentle story about a youngster's stutter and subsequent self-consciousness. The boy's father, without judgment, shows his son how speech can ebb and flow, quite naturally, like the many movements of water. Check out this book to find what effect this advice has on the boy.

Nov 06, 2020

This book is a top choice for 2020 according to Publishers Weekly.


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