thoughts inspired by a children’s book about friendship.

Noras chicks

I had it happen again, where a children’s picture book leaves me thinking about all different things. Yesterday I read the book Nora’s Chicks to my younger kids. The story tells of a young Russian girl moving to the prairies of North America, feeling lonely and becoming a friend. What fascinates me about the story is that Nora meets another girl about her own age fairly early on in the story though they don’t identify as friends till near the end. The girl is Susannah, and when their mothers visit they go and see the cows together, but they don’t Continue reading