Meet the Authors
You Hold Me Up /Ki Kîhcêyimin Mâna - This vibrant picture book encourages children to show love and support for each other and to consider each other's well-being in their every-day actions.
Consultant, international speaker and award-winning author Monique Gray Smith wrote You Hold Me Up to prompt a dialogue among young people, their care providers and educators about the importance of the connections children make with their friends, classmates and families. This is a foundational book about building relationships, fostering empathy and encouraging respect between peers, starting with our littlest citizens.
This is a dual-language (English and Plains Cree) edition.
ALA Unit/Subunit: UNO
Meeting Type: Meet the Authors
Cost: Included with full conference and exhibits only registration.
Book Genre: Children's picture book
Book Age Group: 4-8