Annick. Mar. 2020. 36p. Tr $18.95. ISBN 9781773213804.
PreS-Gr 1–Young Nour is proud of her luminosity, but when classmates are unimpressed or insulting about her professed super power, the girl blankets her sparkly glow in heavy clothes. She re-employs her talent to comfort her baby sister one night and the siblings wake up dazzling together. The gift spreads to their parents and Nour “realizes just by looking people in the eye and smiling” she can spread her light. It’s a splendid message, quietly conveyed, but readers may be challenged by the small typeface, which is further daunting when in gold or white.
VERDICT Not recommended. Despite a sweet lesson, the concept is advanced for young readers and the gold and yellow palette is monotonous.

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