Help Your Child Understand Those With Special Needs
What parent hasn't urged son or daughter not to stare at or tease a child who is "different" or disabled in some way.
In this sensitive yet realistic story, Jesse's sister struggles to understand her brother--and the kids who make fun of him. This endearing book will encourage families everywhere to appreciate and befriend children with special needs.
Beverly Lewis is a New York Times bestselling author of novels for adults, children, and teens. As a former teacher and adoptive mother of disabled chidlren, she is uniquely gifted to instruct and encourage everyone to offer patience, gentleness, and yes, love to those who struggle with physical and developmental disabilities.
Laura Nikiel is a freelance illustrator whose work has been published by SRA-McGraw-Hill, Harcourt Achieve, Warner Press, ZonderKidz, and others. Her vibrant watercolour illustrations bring Jesse's world to life and help readers "walk" in his shoes.
Beverly Lewis was born in the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch country. She fondly recalls her growing-up years, and due to a keen interest in her mother's Plain family heritage, many of Beverly's books are set in Lancaster County. A former schoolteacher, Bev is a member of The National League of American Pen Women: the Pikes Peak Branch, and the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. Her bestselling books are among the C.S. Lewis Noteworthy List Books, and both The Postcard and Annika's Secret Wish have received Silver Angel Awards. Bev and her husband have three children and make their home in Colorado.