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Kids Fiction 209
fun yet simple book of self-confidence
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
4.0
I GOT NEXT is a picture book about self-confidence. A boy encourages himself to challenge the other kids who are playing to play him next. With fun though minimal dialogue about playing basketball and game faces, the book is really about encouraging yourself to make new friends.

What I loved: Always great to have books which feature diverse children, and this is a fun one. With minimal dialogue and colorful pictures, children will enjoy this brief read about basketball. The underlying messages are about self-encouragement and self-confidence. The text goes artfully with the images, and it is overall just plain fun.

Final verdict: This is a colorful and fun book about encouraging yourself to make new friends. With basketball and brief dialogue, children will enjoy making their own game faces and learning to say I GOT NEXT!
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