Reviewed by Debbie Reese
I can’t decide—and don’t need to, really—which page is my favorite! For now—for this moment—I just got off the phone with my daughter, Liz. She’s not a little girl anymore. She’s an adult, making plans for the the coming months as she finishes law school. She makes me so darn happy! When she was little, she liked “spinny skirts.” Continue reading.
My Heart Fills with Happiness by Monique Gray Smith
Illustrator: Julie Flett
Published by Orca Book Publishers on March 1st 2016
Genres: American Indians, First Nations, Metis, Inuit, OwnVoices
Reading Level: Early Childhood
Review Source: American Indians in Children's Literature
Buy at Powell's Books
Publisher's synopsis: The sun on your face. The smell of warm bannock baking in the oven. Holding the hand of someone you love. What fills your heart with happiness? This beautiful board book, with illustrations from celebrated artist Julie Flett, serves as a reminder for little ones and adults alike to reflect on and cherish the moments in life that bring us joy.