When the City Went Quiet

Children Coping With Corona

Told through the eyes of a second-grader experiencing changes caused by the coronavirus, When the City Went Quiet is a story about a child’s emotional experience with  COVID-19 and the lessons she learned about supporting her community beyond herself.

A must-read for teachers, parents, families, children—all of us who are struggling with how to deal with changes caused by the Corona Virus.

How has the Covid-19 Pandemic affected our children? Disruptions caused by the virus are hard to understand and can be frightening. Familiar routines at home, at school, and in their communities have been interrupted causing confusion and emotional distress. Kids are upset, sometimes angry. And they have a lot of questions. This book suggests ways parents and educators can provide answers.

When the City Went Quiet explores how kids can cope and learn helpful ways to keep their community and loved ones healthy and safe.

Written by a young mother who is also a school principal. Published by San Juan Publishing.