Vera B. Williams wrote an award winning children’s book called A Chair for My Mother. She takes a difficult subject matter (poverty, a child’s home burns down) and makes a story appropriate for young children that is engaging and just the type of story every parent would like their child to read.
I am working on a similar story in my head right now that is inspired by this one. The setting will be my home province of beautiful British Columbia. I don’t think I can make the subject matter work for very young children so it might need to be a chapter book for middle grades or young adults. Flames could potentially be a great title. Thank you WordPress!