Frankie didn't know it was possible for the whole world to fall apart in an instant, but when he lost someone he loved, everything he cared about seemed to crumble away. Even surrounded by friends and family, his grief leaves him feeling alone and hopeless. Grasping at all he can to feel normal again, Frankie comes to realize that grief is a long and difficult journey, but he doesn't have to make it alone.
This book showcases diversity in positive ways with characters that span various cultures, ethnicities, family situations, physical challenges and more. Readers of all backgrounds will see themselves in these pages while learning to value the diversity within their own community and being exposed to differences from around the world.
About the Help Me Understand series
The Help Me Understand series provides elementary children with tools to identify, understand, and responsibly manage difficult emotions. Each book follows one of our sixteen diverse MVP Kids as they face a challenge and work through their feelings. A discussion guide provides reflection questions and parent resources. Themes include managing anger, anxiety, insecurity, boredom, arrogance, grief, and more. Our MVP Kids learn to make the right choices, build strong relationships, and take responsibility for their actions.
About MVP Kids
Families with a diverse range of cultural and ethnic backgrounds drive the inspiration for child education and social-emotional learning. MVP Kids enables real-world kids to address the challenges in their lives through story-based character lessons where the kids interact at school, in social situations, and in their communities. MVP Kids board books enrich preschool readers while hardcovers and paperbacks focus on school-aged children. Each MVP Kids book includes extensive coaching information for parents and educators that promotes character education, wise decision-making skills, and social and emotional learning.