Rock What Ya Got

Rock What Ya Got Review

A child reminds everyone to embrace their own special something in this joyful expression of self-love.

When a drawing of a little girl comes to life, she boldly declares that she doesn't want to be erased, or put into a picture that doesn't feel like her true self. Instead, she decides to speak up in a powerful way. And she has some words of advice: embrace what you have, love yourself, and "rock what ya got."

In this affirmation of self-identity and girl power, a child's memorable mantra offers a timeless lesson, reminding readers of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities that it's okay to be yourself. Bold illustrations from Kerascoët (Malala's Magic Pencil) bring the engaging story to life.

Title:Rock What Ya Got

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  • Abigail

    When an artist creates the figure of a young girl on the page, naming her 'Viva,' she decides something isn't quite right, and that she should try again. Coming to life before her, Viva declares that ...

  • Michele Knott

    YES!...

  • Jill

    Loved this fun story and the illustrations. "Rock what ya got" will be my new mantra, for sure!...

  • Dreaday

    I really hate when adults write picture books for other adults and then say they’re meant for kids. This is meant for adults as some sort of stupid “inspirational” and “youthful” perspective...

  • Liz

    An artist is drawing a girl. Before the artist can make any changes, the girl comes to life and explains that you have got to "rock what ya got." Cute story with rhyme about being uniquely you and tha...

  • Jillian Heise

    I kinda adore this book. I want to give Viva a hug & share her with all the little (& not so little anymore) girls I know. That dedication says it all. And the illustrations! 😍 #rockwhatyagot #love...

  • Lynn

    Adults:Read this book when you are having a bad day. Read this book when you're feeling down on yourself. Read this book when you feel like you're not good enough.Read. This. Book....

  • Miss Sarah

    An author draws a young girl but then doesn't think the young girl is right and keep stweaking it but was she right from the beginning? A great sense and evolution to be who you are theme. Elementary ...

  • Natasha

    Theme: Loving yourself. I love the rhythm of this book! I could hear myself singing it in my head! ...

  • Julie

    A cute meta-fictional story about an artist's creation wanting to be accepted for who she is. ...