Wepa (Hardcover)

Wepa By J. de Lavega, J. de Lavega (Illustrator) Cover Image
By J. de Lavega, J. de Lavega (Illustrator)
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Introduce your little ones to wepa, or what is better known medically as ADHD, in both English and Spanish

A 2023 Best Book for Kids, New York Public Library

Her mom thinks she is too messy; her teachers think she is too loud. But Abuela says that's nonsense. Mia Emilia Lucia Renata simply has too much wepa In this case, wepa is a metaphor for Mia's fire, her energy, or what is better known medically as ADHD, and how it's often misunderstood by family and loved ones.

Mia tries to bottle up her wepa, but no matter how hard she tries, she can't contain it. With a bit of inspiration from Abuela and her friends, Mia discovers the perfect place to release her wepa. A place where her wepa is celebrated and isn't too much.

Parents will celebrate the wepa behind this bilingual English-Spanish hardcover as it helps the reader develop an understanding of ADHD and how to encouarge little ones to feel connected with a supportive community.

About the Author

J de laVega is an author-illustrator of Puerto Rican descent currently residing in Southern California with her partner, their children, and an ever-growing number of animals. Before becoming an author, J was a chef; she dreams of one day creating an entire line of graphic novel cookbooks. When she's not drawing or writing, J enjoys planning out the perfect chef's farm, remodeling dollhouses, and plotting new ways to convince her partner to get her a miniature cow. She hopes to use her platform for social justice and equity literacy.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781948066549
ISBN-10: 1948066548
Publisher: Lil' Libros
Publication Date: May 9th, 2023
Pages: 40
Language: English