I Talk Like a River


What if words got stuck in the back of your mouth whenever you tried to speak? What if they never came out the way you wanted them to?
Sometimes it takes a change of perspective to get the words flowing.

When a boy who stutters feels isolated, alone, and incapable of communicating in the way he’d like, it takes a kindly father and a walk by the river to help him find his voice. Compassionate parents everywhere will instantly recognize a father’s ability to reconnect a child with the world around him.
Poet Jordan Scott writes movingly in this powerful and ultimately uplifting book, based on his own experience. A book for any child who feels lost, lonely, or unable to fit in.


Jordan Scott


Sydney Smith

Age Group

Preschool (3-6 years), Young readers (5-7 years)

Author categories

Own-voice author


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