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Katelyn Aronson’s CLOVIS KEEPS HIS COOL Is An SLJ Best Picture Book Of 2021!

Katelyn Aronson’s celebrated picture book CLOVIS KEEPS HIS COOL, which published earlier this year with Page Street Kids, a has been named to Best Picture Book Of 2021 list by School Library Journal!


School Library Journal is one of the leading sources of articles and book reviews, serving librarians and information specialists who work with children and teenagers. It has been operating for over 60 years!


In CLOVIS KEEPS HIS COOL, Clovis used to struggle with his temper, but ever since he took over his late grandmother’s china shop, he’s been learning how to manage it. He always keeps Granny’s words in mind: “Grace, grace, nothing broken to replace.” But when football rivals heckle him, Clovis faces a challenge that Granny’s words, tea, and deep breaths might not be enough for. Readers will fall in love with Clovis’s gentle soul in this heartwarming and entertaining story about finding inner peace and second chances! It’s been praised by Kirkus and the Wall Street Journal, and received a starred review from School Library Journal.


We’re wishing a heartfelt congratulations to Katelyn and Clovis! Hurry to pick up this wonderful picture book from your local indie or these sources: Barnes & Noble, Target, Bookshop.org.


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