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About Belle Belrose
Belle Belrose is a first-grade teacher who has a passion for helping children to learn and tackle difficult topics in a fun, easy manner. She came up with Orion's story to start discussions about diversity, disability and to helps kids understand and learn in a safe place. She lives in a little town in Washington close to the ocean with her husband, two kids, an energetic Jack Russell Terrier, and a calm Great Dane. When she is not at school, most days, she can be found walking the beach with the kiddos and dogs, reading, or volunteering at her local library. She hopes to inspire children and their families to discuss topics that might make them uncomfortable with an open mind and a positive attitude.
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We want our children to grow up kind, confident, happy, and accepting of others.
We can’t shield them from life’s painful realities, but we can give them the tools to navigate these realities with courage and grace. A powerful way to impart these lessons is through stories that reach the mind and soul.
This is the story of Orion, a happy and loving young boy who befriends classmates despite their differences and struggles. He approaches all his new friends at school with an open mind and a positive attitude and encourages them to do the same.
♥ The heartwarming, uplifting story clears the way for important discussions with our children about diversity, disability, and the beauty in each of us.
Every child is unique and beautiful—they may look different, have a different culture, interests and hobbies, or special needs.
This delightfully illustrated book celebrates this diversity. Its positive message encourages kids to be confident with their own differences that make them so beautifully unique. Follow kind and confident Orion through his first day of school as he befriends all the kids who might be different from him.
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