No Mirrors in My Nana’s House

A little girl discovers the beauty in herself--and the beauty of the world around her--not by looking in the mirror but by looking in her Nana's eyes. Synthia Saint James's gloriously bright illustrations in this paperback edition show young readers how to see the beauty, and the accompanying CD of Sweet Honey In The Rock singing the song lets them hear it.
Noemie Minqiu · 四月 23, 2020
  • Written by: Ysaye M. Barnwell
  • Illustrated by: Synthia Sant James
  • Published by: HMH Books for Young Readers
  • Read by: Tia & Tamera Mowry
  • Suggested grade level: 2nd – 3rd
  • Run time: 6.5 minutes

There are no mirrors in my Nana’s house. No mirrors to reflect the cracks in the wall, the clothes that don’t fit, the trash in the hallway. No mirrors. But there is love. The beauty in this child’s world is in her Nana’s eyes. It’s like the rising of the sun…

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