Great story! Quite a deep intent, but I think it is good that children start as early as possible. Felt that I was able to follow, but might need some help with understanding some of the names (maybe I'm not from philadelphia). That being said, it would mean I can search it up myself and share it with my kids to give additional meaning.
As a parent of 2 (3yr and 1 Yr) , was wondering if u can recommend any great books you had fun reading to your kids?
Thanks itika for welcoming me! As I was writing the manuscript, I was conscious of using a mixture of tier 1 and tier 2 words, such that those tiny brains (and not to mention the older brain reading?) can still be engaged to familiar sounds, and be introduced to a bit more complex word. The words like blizzard and honour might sound complex, but might be good for kids to be familiar with it, especially when they experienced it themselves when the situation arise. But yes, this book will be better with kids closer to 3 than those who are just born.
In terms of rhythm, I think I have plenty, but maybe there's something I'm not seeing yet.
As I'm really new to writing children books, i think the manuscript might change as I study the challenge resources more.