I Appreciate Your Resilience
By: Clarissa and Casey Kendall
I Appreciate Your Resilience encourages and reminds children that although they have lost out on opportunities during the pandemic, they are supported, loved, and appreciated.
About the Authors
Clarissa is a wife, business owner, and homeschool mother to four children, with one on the way. In her free time, she enjoys kayaking, boating, gardening, biking, walking, and cross-country skiing. Being an avid lover of children's books, Clarissa ran a summer story hour program at her local apple orchard for nine years. She loves being able to share her love of literacy with the children in her community.
Casey absolutely loves to draw and write. She has always dreamed of being an author, and can almost always be found with her head in a book. Her current obsession is the Harry Potter Series. She also loves to dance, run, horseback ride, swim, and play the piano, ukulele, and guitar.
"I Appreciate Your Resilience" is a wonderful book that reflects on the recent pandemic and shows the author's appreciation for children who have endured hardships and disappointments as they have discovered the blessings of closeness with family. While reading this book, I was reminded of my own personal times at home during the pandemic. Clarissa and Casey have done a superb job, illustrating and writing this beautiful book that conveys a heartfelt appreciation for all children; they did an exemplary job teaching about resilience.” - ElizaBeth A.S. Irwin