Evan is excited to meet the kids in his new neighborhood until Bucky Lee picks on him. Suddenly Evan realizes making friends may not be as easy as he thought.
Just when Evan resolves to judge Bucky as a mean kid his mom steps in with some wise words. Together they learn a surprising truth about Bucky Lee . . . and about how to treat those who hurt us the most.
Shortly after another surprise unfolds one that will challenge Evan to quickly choose what kind of friend he wants to be . . .
Applicable to all Evan Meets Bucky Lee tackles issues of diversity friendship and self-esteem. The touching sensitive illustrations will pull at your heartstrings and spark a meaningful conversation with your child.
Julie Van Elswyk has always been passionate about writing. After walking through her own child's battle with cancer she decided to begin a children's series about life's most influential moments.
A native of the Twin Cities Julie lives in St. Paul MN with her husband and three children. Evan Meets Bucky Lee is Julie's first book.