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The Magical Yet

The Magical Yet provides a beautifully illustrated reminder on the power of growth and learning. The Magical Yet reframes thinking from “I can’t do it!” to “I can’t do it…YET” and encourages kids to try again and again. For ages 4 – 8.

Author: Angela DiTerlizzi
Illustrated By: Lorena Alvarez
Year of Publishing: 2020
Number of Pages: 40

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Reviews

  1. eschloss (verified owner)

    “The Magical Yet” teaches a valuable lesson about a growth mindset and perseverance. I love how the story explains that you may not master something overnight and that you may make mistakes along the way. I also love how the characters are diverse! I am sure that many kids can relate to some of the characters in the book. “The Magical Yet” was also fun to read because it had a lot of rhyming words. I would definitely recommend reading this book to kids!

  2. sueone (verified owner)

    Great book for kids as weel as adult

  3. LRoundy (verified owner)

    The story and pictures are AMAZING! Such a sweet, inspiring read that can be used as a parent and teacher.

  4. Jess_Note (verified owner)

    Such a sweet book with a great message about growth mindset. Beautiful illustrations!

  5. Khara Holborow (verified owner)

    Such a sweet and inspirational story!

  6. AmandaB (verified owner)

    I VERY much enjoyed this story about perseverance. I read it to an afterschool class of Kindergarteners. We follow a social emotional curriculum and this paired with that nicely. The kids enjoyed the book, they picked up on the rhyme, and listened to the whole story. I loved it. They loved it. Good one!

  7. Ashley Marcus (verified owner)

    This book is wonderful for kids of all ages. The artist created a stunning visual to go with a message that all kiddos need to hear. The Magical Yet is a lovely and inspiring story asking kids to be patient and keep trying and a reminder that nothing comes without effort.

  8. Renee Mitchell (verified owner)

    Beautiful images. Positive and motivating story. Kids love it!

  9. Summer Garibay (verified owner)

    Loved this book! The illustrations by Lorena Alvarez are beautifully done and perfectly complement the uplifting message of the story.

    As an adult reader, I found myself smiling throughout the book and feeling inspired by its message. I think this is a wonderful book to read to children as it can teach them the value of perseverance, positive thinking, and the power of the word “yet.”

    Overall, I highly recommend “The Magical Yet” to anyone looking for an uplifting and heartwarming children’s book. It’s a perfect reminder that with a positive attitude, anything is possible.

  10. lneilson (verified owner)

    A beautifully illustrated rhyming story about sticking with learning how to do things that you don’t know yet.

  11. Melodiem629 (verified owner)

    This book is so much fun. My child loved every second of it and has us reading it to them again and again. It’s singsong verse, the art style, the positive message. 10/10 would reccomend.

  12. AmandaAdams (verified owner)

    A fun book with silly rhymes and beautiful illustrations that reinforces the positive impact of resilience.

  13. MrsCastle (verified owner)

    What a beautiful book with a positive and encouraging message! Children will be able to make connections with all of the things they can do now and things they can’t do…YET. I look forward to reading this book to my students and teaching them to believe in the magic of Yet.

  14. anne.mulliganbrinson (verified owner)

    A great book about growth mindset that is a wonderful addition to a home or classroom library. The beautiful and diverse illustrations are a bonus!

  15. Jane Jones (verified owner)

    This book is really special. It is beautifully illustrated. The book both encourages and builds confidence in a child. It reminds you to keep trying until you have done what you set out to do.

    I love the magical Yet. I will make he/she is with me on my next new project.

    This book will go in my Little Free Library.

  16. briane gillam (verified owner)

    This book is an amazing one it is all about having a growth mindset and getting back up and trying again when you fail to reach your goal the first time! the characters are diverse it definitely is something I enjoyed reading to my son! I would recommend it to anyone!

  17. briane gillam (verified owner)

    This book is an amazing one it is all about having a growth mindset and getting back up and trying again when you fail to reach your goal the first time! the characters are diverse it definitely is something I enjoyed reading to my son! I would recommend it to anyone! It teaches a great life lesson!

  18. palomich91 (verified owner)

    Beautiful book with a powerful message. Very fitting for all ages.

  19. TSanderson (verified owner)

    Such a great book for all ages on growth mindset!

  20. Julia Fox (verified owner)

    A great book to teach kids about perseverance, and beautiful illustrations!

  21. Rachael Parker (verified owner)

    A cute story that promotes a growth mindset.

  22. Nia Sopiwnik Stewart (verified owner)

    an adorable book about patience. things in life don’t always come easy and we have to keep trying,

  23. Alma D (verified owner)

    Love it! The art is fantastic and my child was really engaged. I love that it “personifies” (I don’t think that’s the right word) yet and encourages a growth mindset. It was inspiring to me.

  24. swaller (verified owner)

    Daughter loved this book – very positive!

  25. k ochoa (verified owner)

    Great book!

  26. Charmaine (verified owner)

    Excellent story with bright captivating illustrations.

  27. Casandra White (verified owner)

    The illustrations are beautiful and the message that you may not be able to do everything you want now but will be able to with the magic of yet and practice is wonderful!

  28. nutz4art (verified owner)

    Beautiful illustrations and great message!

  29. Craig Jacobson (verified owner)

    An inspirational, beautifully diverse Dr. Seuss-esque story!

  30. JC (verified owner)

    Love this book!

  31. [email protected] (verified owner)

    Such an incredible and sweet story! We all love this book – kids and adults alike 🙂

  32. Amber (verified owner)

    This book is super sweet, full of positive thinking and very colorful art.

  33. Karami Miller (verified owner)

    Such a great book to add to my classroom library. It helps teach kids to keep trying and learning.

  34. remarcr (verified owner)

    Beautiful art. Great story about perseverance for children and adults.

  35. SMohler (verified owner)

    I can’t wait to share this book with my 2nd graders! It will be a wonderful book to start the school year off with!

  36. MCalvert123 (verified owner)

    A great book for kids about the importance of having a growth mindset.

  37. mdoran (verified owner)

    LOVED the story and the illustrations!! This book discusses overcoming challenges, trying new things, learning from our mistakes and so much more. Great book to share.

  38. FFFbooks123 (verified owner)

    This book was reccomended in a Parenting Class to teach growth mindset to children. Check out where to find YOUR local parenting hub: https://health.oregonstate.edu/opec/hubs/directory#county

  39. Savanna Rilatos (verified owner)

    SUCH a cute book! my son loves it

  40. nunnj (verified owner)

    Such a beautifully illustrated book to teach kids a growth mindset and to never give up in the face of challenges!

  41. christinalynnhead (verified owner)

    This was a perfect book to add to my mine and my son’s collection. We were able to spark a great conversation around the importance of sticking with something to get a required or wanted outcome. Would recommend getting this book.

  42. 1130 (verified owner)

    This book is so adorable- the illustrations are beautiful! Plus the message is great teaching kids to not give up and how there are struggles but they can still do it. I will be reading this book to my daughter for many years to come! I also like that the cover page has some texture to it so my baby can feel it- great sensory practice!

  43. frodin (verified owner)

    Great book, love the illustrations and the message about getting through things and continue to learn and grow

  44. alyssakornbrath (verified owner)

    Great story for teaching grit. Loved the illustrations!

  45. Mia Mueller (verified owner)

    Very cute story about growth mindset and the power of yet. The words rhyme so it is a fun read aloud as well!

  46. Katelyn Sherman (verified owner)

    This is such an adorable book! It has beautiful illustrations and a great message. This is a great book to help teach your kids or your students about what it means to have a growth mindset.

  47. chelseawolff (verified owner)

    Absolutely love this book to help little ones have a growth mindset. The pictures are just beautiful too! I will add that I think the language is geared toward older kids as it’s whimsical and rhyming but a lot of the wording went over my toddlers head. Still love this book and will absolutely keep reading it and talking about it!

  48. jackjackh6 (verified owner)

    Cute story!

  49. milagro aguirre (verified owner)

    The Magical Yet” teaches a valuable lesson about a growth mindset and perseverance. I love how the story explains that you may not master something overnight and that you may make mistakes along the way. I also love how the characters are diverse! I am sure that many kids can relate to some of the characters in the book. “The Magical Yet” was also fun to read because it had a lot of rhyming words. I would definitely recommend reading this book to kids!

  50. cpotts (verified owner)

    Lovely book focusing on growth mindset with engaging illustrations that was approachable for a variety of age groups.

  51. landonhirz (verified owner)

    This book teaches such a valuable lesson to children!

  52. Jaylene (verified owner)

    A beautiful story about resilience! We loved the story and the illustrations.

  53. terriks (verified owner)

    The Yet is such a cute imaginative idea! Beautiful book and magical illustrations. My son and I really enjoyed it

  54. Amy Oland (verified owner)

    “The Magical Yet” is a wonderful book about the power of yet. It teaches growth mindset through rhyme and rich, colorful, diverse illustrations. I also love how she reminds the reader that “yet” never stops no matter how old you get. I can’t wait to share this with my students.

  55. jrogers (verified owner)

    My 4 year old daughter LOVES this book! She is now always talking about her own “magical yet” and all the things it helps her try (including riding her bike after having a fall, just like in the book!). Would totally recommend for young kids.

  56. [email protected] (verified owner)

    The Magical Yet takes the reader along the journey of recognizing your potential by simply using the word yet! Beautifully written and illustrated! A great gift for any age!

  57. julieethompson (verified owner)

    Loved this book! So cute and fun! Great illustrations. The message of growth mindset and perseverance is so powerful.

  58. Lacey Kress (verified owner)

    Just got this book in we had to read it right away. Lacey enjoyed it very much. Thank you

  59. cdorrah (verified owner)

    This book is delightful and encouraging! Bright and beautiful.

  60. Jamie (verified owner)

    Very cute loved reading to my daughter. The don’t give up behind the story was great

  61. hwarner18 (verified owner)

    This book is a fun way to teach kids to persevere even after failure and you can reach what you hope to.

  62. Michelle Green (verified owner)

    This is a high quality picture book in terms of word choice (love the rhymes), illustrations (colorful and beautiful), and message (about growth mindset.) As a teacher- highly recommend this for kids!

  63. lstruzik (verified owner)

    This book is so sweet and is a good reminder for people of all ages that it’s okay that we are beginners for a while, and all is yet to come!

  64. taylormdavis (verified owner)

    Such a wonderful read.

  65. piercekory (verified owner)

    Beautiful illustrations and a genuine message.

  66. Stephanie Bunker (verified owner)

    This book is beautifully illustrated and such an inspiring story for young readers.

  67. kstone22 (verified owner)

    We loved this book, my daughter is still a little young to understand it but she loved looking at the pages and was rely interested in it.

  68. Jenny Avila (verified owner)

    such a sweet and inspirational book to read to kinder students.

  69. Amber Weathers (verified owner)

    I have yet to receive this book in the mail. I am unable to review.

  70. Karen Wirth (verified owner)

    Lovely way to encourage growth mindset for children.

  71. Amanda Littke-Kellam (verified owner)

    Such a wonderful book about perseverance and following your dreams, even when times are challenging. Absolutely beautiful artwork and so, so colorful. Our three-year-old has been asking for it at bedtime every night for the past week since we got it!

    P.S. I got teary looking at the inside front and back pages (no spoilers, but check it out). <3

  72. Towne1991 (verified owner)

    This book is perfections! It’s the perfect introduction into growth mind set for kids!

  73. Blibertad (verified owner)

    This hardcover book is beautifully illustrated with a powerful message for kids of all ages! My 3 year old has been reading it multiple times a day since it arrived.

  74. allison verdries (verified owner)

    Beautiful illustrations, lovely to read. A sweet book for all!

  75. Ziya (verified owner)

    The four year old, “I LOVE IT!” My favorite part is when she meets The Magical Yet.

    The mom: the message and the illustrations are both so gorgeous! Thank you for making books that inspire, encourage, and engage our kiddos. You’re planting very important seeds into their young minds.

  76. tlslibrary (verified owner)

    A wonderful story with spectacular illustrations highlighting the power of ‘yet’–“I can’t do that–yet!” It shows children that they must keep trying and eventually something good will come of their efforts. The rhyming text is also quite fun for read-alouds.

  77. Jill Trekell (verified owner)

    Fantastic book! Loved it for my 6yr old

  78. Danielle VL (verified owner)

    I adore this book. It is visually stunning and has such an important message for kids. We have adopted this idea of yet in our household after reading this. Great for every child’s bookshelf and every educators classroom.

  79. melissaarp94 (verified owner)

    What a great kids book. Beautiful illustration and a fantastic learning story.

  80. Mary Dean (verified owner)

    My students all know that “yet” is my favorite word. A beautifully written and illustrated book that explains how powerful “yet” can be.

  81. Christina Wagner (verified owner)

    I use the power of yet throughout my classroom. This book is a fun way to explore the idea of “yet”. It is beautifully illustrated as well.

  82. uniquebennett (verified owner)

    This book has amazing insight for any person it gives reason to never give up and that you can achieve what you will try for

  83. eckirby27 (verified owner)

    This book was perfect for my kiddo and for me. It was a beautiful reminder to persevere through hard things. It’s a great book to introduce a growth mindset to younger children in a relatable way.

    The illustrations throughout the book are beautiful and serve to enhance the wonderful story. I would definitely recommend this book!

  84. Katelyn Barry (verified owner)

    This was such a fun and interesting book, allowing young kids to learn in a creative way!

  85. stormiautumn (verified owner)

    I absolutely loved this book from start to finish. It is simple but packs a powerful message and has beautiful illustrations and rhythmic storytelling. Love, love it!

  86. Kim Souza (verified owner)

    I love this book, the story is awesome and the art work is fabulous!

  87. vjacome (verified owner)

    Perfect book to connect to SEL lessons on perseverance. Teaches young readers to not give up and continue to keep working on themselves.

  88. lwelford (verified owner)

    Wonderful book to introduce a growth mindset!

  89. Sillybilliestogether (verified owner)

    Our Preschool Class enjoyed this book. I recommend it to parents and teachers as a great resource to teach children to keep on trying and not. to give up. Beautiful pictures that also kept the children engaged.

  90. Ronda Masson (verified owner)

    Wonderful book, Love Select Books. Thank you

  91. Myles Irwin (verified owner)

    This was a very cute book about pushing through to become a better you and showing that it takes time. I loved the message of this book and my children loved the illustration.

  92. JGodden (verified owner)

    This book was super cute. My daughter asked a lot of questions about other stuff on the pages so it was very engaging.

  93. Surwillo (verified owner)

    This book is wonderful. My children loved it and I truly enjoyed reading it to them. “The Magical Yet” can help both adults and children realize just because we can’t right now doesn’t mean we never can, it just means not quite yet.

  94. LittleReader (verified owner)

    Great book. It was age-appropriate to read to our 6 year old. The verses/lines all rhyme, which ads to the fun. Great moral.

  95. DottyMags (verified owner)

    Such a sweet and inspiring tale! I love the artwork and the message.

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