Re-blog from CHILDREN’S BOOKS HEAL

Patricia Tilton reviewed my story REACHING FOR RAINBOWS on her blog CHILDREN’S BOOKS HEAL. In her post, I answered a few questions about the story and uTales publishing platform. Check it out!

Children's Books Heal

Reaching for Rainbows

Nessa Morris, Author

Caroline Lee, Illustrator

uTales eBook, May 2012, Fiction

Suitable for: Ages 3 and up

Themes: Rainbows, Blind, Visual Impairment, Friendship

Opening “A rainbow,” said Betsy.  “It’s so beautiful.  “Where?  I want to hold it,” said Amelia, who is blind.   Betsy sees a rainbow and describes it to her friend, Amelia.  Amelia wants to touch the rainbow, but Betsy tells her that no one can touch a rainbow because it is just colors.  But, through a surprising twist, Amelia teaches Betsy that you can touch, smell, taste and feel colors in a way Betsy has always taken for granted.

Why I like this book:  Nessa Morris has written a charming book with an inspiring message about a visually impaired girl who teaches her friend how to “see” in her world.  I love this theme!  Nessa’s book will certainly encourage children to think and see in a new way.  Very…

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Author: Nessa

Librarian for people with visual and physical impairments, and mother of two sharp-witted alien children.

4 thoughts on “Re-blog from CHILDREN’S BOOKS HEAL”

    1. Thanks. uTales does have some great books. I remember you reviewed ANNIE & ME a while back. If you want to review more uTales books, let me know and I can email you info on how to access review copies of the books.

    1. Glad to hear it. It was a great process and the uTales community is supportive. If you haven’t already joined the Facebook group for “uTales collaborations,” you should check that out, too.

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