Skip to content

Just Close Your Eyes. By Dezaray Newton. Illustrated by Robert Liu-Trujillo.


It’s Dezzy’s fifth birthday and the day is filled with excitement and friends! However, she woke up on her birthday feeling a little sad. She missed her father who had passed away eight months ago. It was the first birthday she would celebrate without him. Join Dezzy as she daydreams about a birthday with her dad and find support from her family as she experiences grief and loss.