I'm a Medicine Woman, Too! is a colorful and soulful book of self discovery and personal empowerment for budding healers, as well as every kid heeding a calling or pursuing a dream. Rhiannon is the inspiration and model for this tale of realization and growth, as she first resists believing she could ever be a Medicine Woman like the herbalists and healers she's met... but then realizes the ways in which she is already the woman of power she hopes to be. Included are thirty-five full color illustrations, including eleven frame-worthy depictions of various Medicine Woman archetypes including an Apache with her mano and metate grinding stones, a Hispanic curendara in her adobe Botanica herb shop, and an Anglo teacher, gardener and herb chef. I'm a Medicine Woman, Too! is a wonderful book to connect children with herbal traditions. The story role-models an ethic of healing and caring for other people and honoring our elders. The delightful illustrations touch the reader at an emotional level, compelling us to become healers too. 40 pages. March 2009. 8-1/2 x 11. ISBN: 978-1-892784-31-5. Hard Cover.
While learning about herbs and healing, young Rhiannon discovers that being a Medicine Woman is not only about curing sickness, but also about making a better world through empathy and compassion. Most impor-tantly, she learns to seek her unique purpose and live her own dreams. Includes a fun and informative "Name the Herb" game.