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Leah’s Voice, by Lori DeMonia — Giveaway

The Children’s Book Review
Published: April 11, 2013

LeahsVoiceEnter to win an autographed copy of Leah’s Voice by Lori DeMonia’s; illustrated by Monique Turchan.

Leah’s Voice is a story that touches on the difficulties children encounter when they meet a child with special needs such as autism.

Giveaway begins April 11, 2013, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends May 9, 2013, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

Reading level: Ages 6 and up

Paperback: 28 pages

Book Overview

Leah’s Voice is a story that touches on the difficulties children encounter when they meet a child with special needs such as autism.

Children who have a brother or sister with special needs may find it difficult to explain to their friends, or feel disappointed when their friends aren’t more understanding. Leah’s Voice tells the story of two sisters facing these challenges. Through her kindness and devotion, one sister teaches by example the importance of including everyone and showing acceptance.

About the Author

Lori was born and raised in a western suburb of Cleveland, OH. After graduating from Cleveland State University and marrying her husband Matthew, she worked in marketing and lived in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio.

They now live in Oxford, PA just west of Philadelphia.

Before moving from Ohio, their oldest daughter, Leah, was diagnosed at Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital with Autistic Spectrum Disorder.

Lori now works in behavioral health as a TSS, therapeutic staff support, with special needs children. Her daughter’s inclusion in the regular educational setting as well as summer camp has been a major contributor to her progress. Children with different abilities being included among their peers at school and in their community is something she strongly supports.

About the Illustrator

Monique is a graduate from The Cleveland Institute of Art with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration. She draws her inspiration from children’s books, different cultures around the world, and she enjoys to challenge herself with each new project. Monique is always looking for new ways to hone her skills as an Illustrator and a Designer.

This giveaway is closed.

Prizing courtesy of Lori DeMonia.

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  • Congratulations to our winner, Mary Rodriguez! Enjoy your book.

    May 20, 2013

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