The Way the World Changed
A few weeks ago, Mari’s life was wonderful, but now everything has been turned upside down. Nothing is normal in a world where the Coronavirus has impacted everyone. Follow Mari and her family as a new kind of normal begins, except for the fact that her little brother Nico still loves to embarrass her in front of friends. Mari will realize that there’s hope despite living in such scary times and that even children can be heroes as the world continues to change.
Mari is in elementary school and has never seen anything like this pandemic before. In fact, all three generations of her family are now dealing with new experiences. Though the news can be scary, and Mari is nervous about what the future holds, her parents validate her feelings and show her that she can still have fun despite a fear of the unknown. This beautifully illustrated story explains the global Coronavirus crisis of 2020 in a way that children can understand and shows them that no one is alone, no matter how far apart family and friends may be.