|Amy and her family.|
I like this series because so many children can identify with the themes presented. It is also is unique for children who are multiracial to find a series that may mirror them. The authors sat down with blogger Honey Smoke a few years ago for an interview. Here's what they had to say about how important it was for children to "see themselves" on a book cover:
Children, especially those of color, are almost magnetized by the covers of the books, because it’s so rare that they get to see beautiful images of kids that look like them on a book cover! Sad, but true.
For the rest of the interview, click here. For more information and fun activities for Amy Hodgepodge, click here.