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The Little Ghost Who Was a Quilt: 11/28/21
The Little Ghost Who Was a Quilt by Riel Nason and Byron Eggenschwiler (Illustrator) is the story of a ghost who doesn't quite fit in with the other ghosts. Although his parents are sheets, Little Ghost is quilt. It's no consolation to him that his grandmother was a lace curtain.
Typically books about anthropomorphized characters who are somehow different end up being about teasing. While yes, Little Ghost looks different with his bright blue and white squares, he isn't teased. He's not ostracized by friends or family.
Instead, this is a book about being disabled. Being a heavy quilt makes flight difficult. It makes hiding difficult. Little Ghost is slower than the other ghosts.
But he learns he can be useful. Quilts are good on cold nights. Quilts are snuggly. Quilts can keep you warm or keep strangers warm. The lesson here is that everyone should be given a chance to contribute to society even if it's not in the usual ways.