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You Are Not Alone (Hardcover)

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By Alphabet Rockers, Ashley Evans (Illustrator)
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"Exuberantly affirming and infectiously joyful." –Kirkus Reviews

Empower kids to love themselves, stand up for what's right, and have each others' backs with this inspiring and inclusive picture book from the Grammy Award–winning Alphabet Rockers

It can be scary to feel like you're all on your own, especially in the face of prejudice and injustice. But always remember: you are not alone! With uplifting text and colorful art, You Are Not Alone shows readers that when we step up to support one another, we can make a world where everyone knows they belong.

This empowering children's book is the perfect inspirational gift for Valentine's Day, back-to-school, birthdays, or holiday stocking stuffers. Featuring a heartfelt message and stunning illustrations, this special story makes for a read-aloud that parents, caregivers, and children will want to return to again and again.

Why readers love You Are Not Alone:

  • Perfect for teaching empathy and inclusion for ages 4-7—both in the classroom and at home
  • Characters with diverse backgrounds, identities, and experiences will resonate with readers
  • Encourages conversations about what it means to be an ally
  • Inspires kids to use their voices to support and celebrate each other

If you feel it in your heart and you're ready to take part,

say I'm not alone—I'M NOT ALONE!

About the Author

Alphabet Rockers make music that makes change. Led by Kaitlin McGaw and Tommy Shepherd, they create brave spaces to shape a more equitable world through hip hop, as Two-time GRAMMY-nominees, Othering & Belonging Institute Fellows and industry leaders for change. They work in partnership with community to create media that reflects the culture of belonging we want to see in the world. Reaching over 3M families since 2007, Alphabet Rockers inspire American kids and families to stand up to hate and be their brave and beautiful selves.

Ashley Evans loves creating colorful, fun, and dynamic images, especially if they are figurative or portraits.

Born and raised in Queens, she now lives in North Carolina. When she’s not creating art you can find her decorating cakes, enjoying her family or catching a much needed nap!


Praise For…

"Exuberantly affirming and infectiously joyful." — Kirkus

"Exuberantly affirming and infectiously joyful." — Kirkus

"This title... strives to convey to the reader to love yourself, appreciate who you are, be proud, and to find your own voice. The simplistic, relatable text can lead to discussions about topics such as differences, race, and gender identity." — School Library Connection

"...a diverse group of kids showcasing their experiences and the need for everyone to listen and raise their voices in protest or support." — Booklist

"Grammy nominees the Alphabet Rockers offer a lyrical exploration of solidarity. The book begins by following a short-haired Black child… [who] invites readers to get to know them, highlighting using one’s voice to both speak one’s truth and amplify others’. Subsequent pages explore other frequently marginalized experiences from the first-person perspective, as Evans’s warm digital art portrays bright, inclusive spreads… earnest advocacy and heartening message." — Publishers Weekly

Product Details
ISBN: 9781728240282
ISBN-10: 172824028X
Publisher: Sourcebooks Explore
Publication Date: January 11th, 2022
Pages: 56
Language: English