Growing up, Maya was surrounded by palm trees, the ocean breeze, and a big extended family. Maya’s life takes a turn as she witnesses her beautiful island being destroyed by the war. Maya’s parents decide to immigrate to another country to find peace and safety. When she arrives in the new country, Maya can’t speak the language and no one at school wants to be her friend. Will Maya ever feel a sense of belonging in her new home?
This picture book is for children ages 7 to 11 years.
Hearts Full of Hope follows Aiden, Ming, Vani, Sulo and Bruno around the world as they do their part to save lives just by staying home. Children will recognize their own experiences and emotions as they see children around the world play board games, read books, attend virtual school, bake banana bread, and hold their families close.
Covid-19 is universal and it has brought us together as a global community! I wanted to share a story that gives children hope for the future that we will fight through this pandemic and rise again! I can’t wait for you to read this story that follows five wonderful kids around the world as they live through Covid-19 with courage and resilience!
“Our hearts are full of hope. If we all work together, the world will rise again!”