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Amara and the Bats

Author and illustrator: Emma Reynolds

When Amara moves house, she is dismayed to find there are no bats in the local park. Inspired by young environmentalists, Amara unites her community. An empowering story about the change we can exert.  Illustrations show a range of diversities and facts about bats are interspersed.

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  • Junior Library Guild Gold Standard
  • NSTA 'Best in STEM'
  • Read for Empathy selection
  • Middle Eastern representation
  • Diverse cast
  • Single parent
  • Challenges gender stereotypes
  • Female lead
  • Under-represented voice