Publication Date: 9/1/1998
Page Count: 32
Size: 9-5/8 ̎ x 9-5/8 ̎
Age Range: 6 – 10
F&P: GRL O, Gr 3, Genre RF
Themes: Disabilities, Problem Solving, Prosthetics
“Extremely informative…. The artwork-photographs mixed with hand-drawn images and computer-generated backgrounds-is exceedingly eye-catching…. An attractive, informative offering.” ―Booklist
“A beautiful, child-centered, and realistic story.” ―Library Journal
“An excellent addition to collections on children with special needs.” ―School Library Journal
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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.