Lost in the Clouds, by Tom Tinn-Disbury, is the story of Billy, a young boy, who with his Dad,are dealing with the loss of his Mom.
Billy looks to the clouds, in their different forms, to talk with, relate to, and have contact with her.
Learning to talk about grief and live with loss is difficult for Billy to do. His Dad gives him advice to cope with missing his Mom.
Tinn-Disbury does a wonderful job showing the emotional changes and frustrations of a child trying to understand and navigate loss.
Today's books feature protagonists who build resiliency and affirm identity. Both books illustrate young Black males in different mediums, encouraging viewers to see Black boys diverse representation in contrasting visual illustrations.
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