Just How Big Can a Little Girl Dream?
She takes a wild ride—and discovers the sky's the limit!
"This story…speaks frankly about self-identity and self affirmation as Isabella decides at the end that she is actually herself…because she possesses the best parts of all of the women she looks up to."
"The colorful mixed-media artwork reinforces the fanciful, upbeat tone of the book. Use this story to ignite young readers’ interest in women’s history."
—School Library Journal
Who Is Your Hero?
Isabella’s include U.S. Astronaut Sally Ride, activist Rosa Parks, and sharpshooter Annie Oakley—but there’s no bigger hero than Isabella’s own mommy!
Join Isabella on an adventure of discovery—and find out how imagining to be these extraordinary women teaches her the importance of being her extraordinary self.
A rollicking read-aloud and terrific "read-to-myself" story, My Name Is Not Isabella is capturing hearts and awards, including:
Jennifer Fosberry is a science geek turned children’s book writer. Until recently, she worked as a project manager in Silicon Valley in the high-tech electronic field. She currently divides her time between the San Francisco Bay Area and Costa Rica with her husband and three children.
Mike Litwin combines a variety of media to create scenes that serve the imagination and education of women. A graduate of the East Carolina University School of Art and Design, he plays both designer and illustrator with an often wacky, always delightful style that uniquely blends playful innocence with devilish mischief. Illustrating and telling stories for children is his passion, his entertainment, and his dream. He currently lives in Greenville, North Carolina, with his wife and three daughters.
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The title phrase is what this purple-haired little girl says when her mother awakens her, because Isabella is Sally this morning, "the greatest, toughest astronaut who ever was!"Aug 18 2010 | Read Full Review of My Name Is Not Isabella: Just...
In this picture book, first published by Monkey Barrel Press in 2008, young Isabella isn't having an identity crisisâshe's having an identity field day. When her mother greets her good morning, she rAug 16 2010 | Read Full Review of My Name Is Not Isabella: Just...
My Name is Not Isabella is a 32-page hardcover picture book about a girl named Isabella who has a very interesting imagination.Sep 01 2010 | Read Full Review of My Name Is Not Isabella: Just...
Alexander skip-hops through his days with dreams of “I am Theodore...” and “I am Jackie..."Mar 12 2011 | Read Full Review of My Name Is Not Isabella: Just...
From the author Jennifer Fosberry and illustrator Mike Litwin of My Name Is Not Isabella comes My Name Is Not Alexander, available today in bookstores.Mar 08 2011 | Read Full Review of My Name Is Not Isabella: Just...
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