Four-year-old Misha and her family live in the chaos of war. She is sad she can’t go out to play. She doesn’t comprehend what is happening to the world around her.
In What is Shalom?, Misha strives to understand the true meaning of shalom. As she considers the affect war has on her life, and shalom, she discovers peace has different meanings for different people. Both Misha and her mother learn shalom may be found in unexpected places.
Through narrative and vivid illustrations, A. Gabriella. Reid tells a thought-provoking and heartwarming story encouraging children to appreciate peace and see the blessings in their lives. Reid expresses both pain and joy - sorrow and gladness.