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I Am Thinking My Life - by Allysun Atwater (Hardcover)

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Book Synopsis

Bursting with imagination, this ode to positive thought demonstrates a young girl's ability to use the power of her mind to transform her world. (Ages 3-7)

I am thinking my life.
Every day.
I am creating a universe.
I am communicating with the world.
I think stars. I see stars.
I am stars.
I think myself smiling. I see myself smiling.
I am smiling.
I am sculpting my world. I am clay. I am motion. I am light.
I am what I think.

Follow along as a young girl discovers the relationship between her thoughts, actions, and her place in the world. This empowering story is all about dreaming, doing, and becoming, and how the power of positive thinking can transform our lives--and the lives of those around us--forever.

Review Quotes

"In her debut picture book, Atwater creates an empowering look at imagining the life you want to live. Through the pages, readers see a beautiful Black girl with large eyes and beads adorning her locs. The story is well-suited for read-alouds where connections can be drawn and independent context provided. A welcome addition to early elementary and public libraries."--School Library Journal

About the Author

ALLYSUN ATWATER is an educator, author, and a non-practicing attorney. Allysun grew up in Odessa, Texas, where she was a quintessential eighties latchkey kid and an avid reader with an insatiable love of the library. Allysun is a graduate of Southern Methodist University (SMU) with a bachelor's degree in English, and Stanford University with a master's degree in education and a juris doctorate. She has been a decades long practitioner of mindfulness and meditation, which have been key components in her chronic illness recovery plan. Allysun lives in the Houston area with her husband, twin daughters, and two shih tzus.

STEVIE LEWIS is an illustrator, avid hiker, and rock climber.  After working for several years in animation she now illustrates children's books. She currently resides in Flagstaff, Arizona where she lives with her partner and two little dogs. For part of the year, Stevie Lewis travels out of her van, furthering her passion for art and the outdoors.

Her latest illustrated work includes Moon! Earth's Best Friend by Stacy McAnulty, Where is our Library? by Josh Funk, and the upcoming books Tale of the Shadow King by Daniel Haack and  Fatima's Great Outdoors by Ambreen Tariq.

Number of Pages: 32
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Social Themes
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Bala Kids
Author: Allysun Atwater
Language: English
Street Date: February 15, 2022
TCIN: 83992313
UPC: 9781611808971
Item Number (DPCI): 247-09-0502
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.4 inches length x 9.62 inches width x 11.76 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 1.25 pounds
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 5 reviews
100% would recommend
2 recommendations

great illustrations to keep your child hooked!

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Rhall - 2 years ago
Such a fantastic story for young children. Great book for manifestation and a good read for a rainy day! My daughter was amazed by the pictures and loved the idea of the main character a black girl. Fantastic for children who aren’t of color, which would allow them to gain awareness at young ages.
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So pretty!!

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Tanya - 2 years ago
I loved reading this empowering story about a girl who uses her imagination to positively reaffirm herself. This story, beautifully paired with lively pastel illustrations, even inspired me, a grown woman, to use my imagination to 'think my life,' and I would recommend this book to any young girl who has yet to discover her ability to think her life too. 10/10
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