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Willow is thrilled! The whole class — including her! — is invited to classmate Kristabelle's fantastic birthday party, until the bossy birthday girl starts crossing guests off the list when they dare cross her. There are many books on bullying, but Willow's story offers a unique look at how to handle the situation as a bystander.

“It’s easy to forget that my kids think their problems are as massive as I think my own are. Button never does. To her enormous credit, she’s written a book that speaks directly to their experience.”
- The Globe & Mail

Awards and Accolades:
2013 - Best Books for Kids and Teens, Canadian Children's Book Centre
2012 - Publisher’s Weekly’s Selected Listing for Bullying Resources

Purchase Willow Finds a Way by clicking the logo of your favorite online bookstore below:

 
WILLOW FINDS A WAY. Text copyright 2013 by Lana Button Illustrations copyright 2013 by Tania Howells. Kids Can Press Ltd.

 
 
When Willow speaks, her words slip out as soft and shy as a secret. At school, her barely audible whisper causes her no end of troubles. But Willow is as resourceful as she is quiet, and she fashions a magic microphone from items she finds in the recycling bin.

But Willow's clever invention is only a temporary solution. How will this quiet little girl make herself heard?

Books That Heal Kids “This was a powerful read for the shy kids and even the ones who are not…”
Kirkus “A victory for any reader who struggles to be heard…”
Quill and Quire “A great read-aloud tale..”



Awards and Accolades:
2011 - Best Books for Kids & Teens, Canadian Children’s Book Centre Winner
2011 - Best Children’s Books of the Year, Bank Street Children’s Book Committee
2011 - Blue Spruce Award, Ontario Library Association Short-Listed
2011 - Shining Willow Award, Saskatchewan Young Readers’ Choice Award Short-Listed
2010 - Outstanding Books for Young People with Disabilities, IBBY Winner

Purchase Willow's Whispers by clicking the logo of your favorite online bookstore below:

 
WILLOW'S WHISPERS. Text copyright 2010 by Lana Button Illustrations copyright 2013 by Tania Howells. Kids Can Press Ltd.

 
 
   

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