JDRF Virtual Book Reading with Author Jennifer Frank
February 6, 2022
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Children with type 1 diabetes in kindergarten through fifth grade are invited to join JDRF and author Jennifer Frank for a virtual reading of her book, The Worm Family Has Its Picture Taken. Siblings are also welcome to participate!
The Worm Family Has Its Picture Taken is written by Jennifer Frank and illustrated by Caldecott Honoree David Ezra Stein. It is a Junior Library Guild selection, has a starred Kirkus Review, and was voted as one of the “Best Books of 2021 So Far” by Amazon Editors. The book is about appreciating what makes us each different and special. To purchase a book, with an option to include personalization from Jennifer, visit www.wellesleybooks.com/jen-frank-jdrf-book-talk-2022.
Register by Friday, February 4 at https://bit.ly/JDRFBookReading.
Upon registration, you will receive a separate confirmation email from JDRF Greater New England with instructions on how to join the Zoom meeting and add it to your calendar.
The Worm Family Has Its Picture Taken
Emma Worm is excited for her worm family to have their portrait taken. But when she sees her other friends’ portraits, she gets discouraged. “We had the most beautiful smiles,” Ellie the Chipmunk squeals. Abigail the Cat meows, “I looked gorgeous with my big poufy hair.” The worm family doesn’t have teeth…how will they show their beautiful smiles? They don’t have hair either…how can it look big and poufy?! So Emma gathers wigs, giant fake teeth, and colorful clothing for her parents and sisters.
But it’s only after taking off their costumes that the worm family is able to wriggle and squiggle and squeeze into a delightful pose that only a worm family can make. And Emma? She thinks it’s perfectly perfect.
For more information about Jennifer Frank and her books, please visit: https://jenniferfrankbooks.com
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