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Book Review: The Kids of Dandelion Township
By Nicole Borgenicht
Illustrated by Lisa M. Griffin
This is a great children’s fictional book that will stretch the imagination and create a place of tranquility and peace. No matter where you’re from, you will want to be transported to Dandelion Township after reading this book.
But more than that, The Kids of Dandelion Township has a lot of important lessons in it too. All the kids strive to get good grades, they’re always happy and they get along with others, and there is no anger between them. Further, everyone is treated equally, despite the fact that the kids are from many diverse backgrounds. The reader can’t help but become aware how much buoyant joy and energy the kids have. What a great message for kids.
This is a children’s book like no other. Many kids have such a difficult time to cope with life from such an early age. Kids today come from separated and divorced families, and they are angry. They seem to have lost the peace and happiness that is so inherent of youth. Borgenicht’s book will help kids rekindle this happiness and peace in a long-lasting way by learning how to be at peace with everyone and happily fulfilled.
I loved Borgenicht’s book from beginning to end. The illustrations are also wonderful in that they transport the reader to a peaceful and fun place. I will be reading this book to my nieces and nephews and at the Public Library where I volunteer as a camp reader.
Reviewed by: Irene S. Roth
Author and Editor
Rating: 5 Stars