July 2022 Book Club Selection
In contracted braille (UEB)
Grade level: Preschool to Grade 3
From New York Times bestselling author Sherman Alexie and Caldecott Honor winning Yuyi Morales comes a striking and beautifully illustrated picture book celebrating the special relationship between father and son.
Thunder Boy Jr. wants a normal name...one that's all his own. Dad is known as big Thunder, but little thunder doesn't want to share a name. He wants a name that celebrates something cool he's done like Touch the Clouds, Not Afraid of Ten Thousand Teeth, or Full of Wonder.
But just when Little Thunder thinks all hope is lost, dad picks the best name: Lightning! Their love will be loud and bright, and together they will light up the sky.
A New York Times Notable Children's Book of the Year *
A NYPL Best Book of the Year *
A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year *
A Boston Globe-Horn Book Picture Book Honor Book of the Year *
Time Top 10 Children's Book of the Year *
A Washington Post Best Children's Book of the Year *
An Amazon Best Children's Book of the Year
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