“Shine! is a story full of humor and wonderful messages. Shine! generates positive discussions, self-exploration, and inspiration to do the right thing, even when no one is looking. This is a book every child should read!”
—Lisa Wattai, “Authors in April,” Rochester, Michigan
Check out all these cool links!
Read more about all the Shine! activities created for the “Authors In April” community read
Download the Shine! study guide
Request a Virtual Visit for your group
Check out Brightly’s Book Club for Kids about Shine!
Bring Chris and J.J. into your virtual classroom with these free “author visit” videos, all about Shine!, writing, and collaboration
Co-author (and professional voice actor) J.J. Grabenstein reads the first chapter of Shine!
—Chadwick School, Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA
—Luther Lee Emerson School, Demarest, NJ
—Highland Elementary School, Cheshire, CT
—Woodland Middle School, Brentwood, TN