About The Author: Etaine Raphael is the author-illustrator of The Rhyme-Time Twins series. She was born and raised in Washington, D.C., and currently lives with her husband and two daughters in Northern Virginia. Before having children, she worked as a physical therapist at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, mostly with men and women with traumatic amputations from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Etaine now delights in writing and illustrating children’s picture books. Her debut book, A Blueberry Day, was released in March 2020. She introduced her readers to The Rhyme-Time Twins in her second book, Words Take Flight, and she is excited to add more stories to this series in the coming years. Etaine feels constantly inspired by her daughters and their experiences, and she enjoys embedding important life lessons throughout her stories. She especially enjoys topics of inclusion, friendship, kindness, empathy, time in nature, and family togetherness.
Title: Search for Silver Linings
Genre: Children’s Fiction
Book Synopsis: The Rhyme-Time Twins, Chloe and Zoey, are having a tough day at school - absolutely nothing is going well! Can learning about silver linings help turn this awful day around, or will it just continue to get worse and worse?
Join Chloe and Zoey on their next adventure as they process a whole range of emotions from a very difficult day - anger, hurt, sadness, fear, and confusion. With Mom's help, the twins learn how to search for the silver linings from their day, and in so doing, they realize there were actually quite a number of good things that happened, too! The twins talk through their negative experiences, but are then able to celebrate their positive ones as well. By finding gratitude in the happenings of their day, Chloe and Zoey discover how to adjust their fixed mindset to a growth mindset instead.
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