I Am Sam-I-Am (Dr. Seuss's I Am Board Books)
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This remains the only book I remember from my youth, and I hate it so much when I think about it I want to commit die. The film won the inaugural Stanley Kramer Award from the Producers Guild of America, and was nominated for the Humanitas Prize and the Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Foreign Language Film. It doesn’t help that he’s a bit clumsy and three times the size of his siblings, although to be fair, Sam is also the best fish catcher in the village. On review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, the film has an approval rating of 36% based on reviews from 146 critics, with an average rating of 4.
A journey of self-discovery forms the basis of this wonderful first chapter book, I Am Sam, by Rodney James. At the trial, due to pressure from the prosecutor, Sam breaks down after becoming convinced he is not capable of raising Lucy.
Sam knows that his mother and the rest of his family love him but he’s determined to figure out why he’s different so one day, he says goodbye to his family and sets out on an epic journey to discover who he is.
Other children bully her for having an intellectually disabled father, and she becomes too embarrassed to accept that she is more advanced than he is.Get book recommendations, engaging printable activities, and news about the latest children's titles delivered straight to your inbox.