Thank You, Esther

Summary:

A young girl, afraid to face the first day of school, takes courage from the biblical story of Queen Esther.


Reader Enjoyment Factors:

This book is a great tool for showing examples of strong women.

Content Awareness Factors:

None.


Little Kid Reaction

Our preschooler was encouraged to know that it is Okay to be nervous to start a new school, and admired Queen Esther, but didn't really draw the connection.

Big Kid Reaction

This book follows the pattern of the other Thank You series books and is easier to relate to than others.

Type of Book:
This book uses the biblical story of Esther to show an example of being brave.
Educational Themes:

You can draw on the themes of the book (bravery, courage, inner strength) to further explain the topics or to open other discussions.

Reading Level:
3.3
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
8 to 10
Recommended Age To Read Together:
5 to 8
Age of child:
read with 3 1/2 year-old child
Purchase Recommendation:
Borrow. This is a nice book to have close by if your child is one who is fearful or is facing something s/he perceives as daunting.

Title Thank You, Esther
About
Author Charlotte Lundy
Publisher Bay Light Publishing, Inc. © 2001
Illustrators Margaret Ray James
ISBN 0967028043
Material Hard Cover
Cost $15.95
Genres Emotions and Feelings, School, Christian, Problem Solving, Judaism
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