Publication Date: 1/1/2000
Page Count: 32
Size: 9-5/8 ̎ x 9-5/8 ̎
Age Range: 6 – 10
F&P: GRL L, Gr 2, Genre RF
Themes: Cerebral Palsy, Disabilities, Siblings, Wheelchairs
“The facts are here, the frustration, the courage, the hope.” ―Booklist
“Rolling Along helps fill a need experienced in many libraries as it presents a well-rounded and objective view of a child with a physical handicap…. simple, but well told.” ―Christian Library Journal
“I found the words to be sensitive and interesting and found it to be a valuable read for children without a disability to get a better understanding of what it means on a daily basis for kids that do. I highly recommend!” ―Momma’s Bacon
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Meet the Author
Jamee Riggio Heelan holds a BS in occupational therapy from the University of Kansas. She is the coordinator of the Children’s Amputee Program at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. Her work is dedicated to treating children and educating others about childhood disabilities. She lives in Illinois.
Meet the Illustrator
Nicola Simmonds holds a BA Honors in Visual Communications from the University of Brighton. She has been involved in the design and production of children’s books for the past decade, both in England and the United States. She lives in Georgia.