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Sara Levine, "Sensitive"

Join Sara Levine

For the Launch of Her New Book Sensitive



A unique and powerful look at the ways being sensitive and having big feelings is a strength

"You feel way too much." / "Will you stop being dramatic?"

This tender picture book follows a girl who is told she is too intense, too sensitive, too much. She's told to grow a thicker skin, but the words of others slip right through. They somersault around inside and press against her heart.

What can she do to stop the hurt?

She needs to take time alone to think and read, rest and create.

Thoughtful text, detailed collage illustrations, and an unexpected word puzzle combine in Sara Levine and Mehrdokht Amini's moving portrayal of a girl who discovers that what others call a weakness can also be a gift.

Sara Levine is an author, educator, and veterinarian. Her science books for children include the Animal by Animal series, Germs Up Close, and A Peek at Beaks: Tools Birds Use. Her books have received a number of awards including AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize, Utah Beehive Book Award, Cook Prize finalist, Monarch Award master list, and Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year.

Sara Levine


Can't make it to the event? You can still get a signed & personalized copy of Sensitive.

Event Date: 
Saturday, October 7, 2023 - 10:30am EDT
Event address: 
RJ Julia Booksellers
768 Boston Post Road
Madison, CT 06443
Sensitive By Sara Levine, Mehrdokht Amini (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sara Levine, Mehrdokht Amini (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781728450926
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Carolrhoda Books (R) - October 3rd, 2023

SKU: s9781728450926

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