Who are you? What makes you, YOU? There are so many things that can help shape who you are and how you see the world. Some of those things might be people, places, foods, maybe even objects in your house… like a rug.
We live in a world that is exceptionally diverse, but often it is easier to blend in than it is to stand out. In It’s Just a Rug, three friends learn what helps make each of them unique and special, and how their different heritages play a role in that.
In her children’s book debut, Jodi-Tatiana Charles partners with artist Diana Lisanto to encourage children to be curious about the family that came before them, and to celebrate the beautiful things that their cultures can impart to them as individuals.
It’s Just a Rug is a story that reminds us that getting to know ourselves, and to celebrate our differences, is its own important and exciting adventure! The author invites you, readers of all ages, to become curious about your own heritage, and to start weaving your own rug with the stories of your life.