Miss Popular Steals The Show: Girls In Wheelchairs Rule!*
- Discover the difference between being loved and popular
- Written by Jewel Kats - a two-time Mom's Choice Award winner
- Best for ages 6-14
A delightful and humorous diary account from Bix, a plain Jane from a struggling family trying to outdo and steal the third-grade classroom stage from Valerie, whose mother is a famous author. Miss Popular may be a wheelchair-user, but she knows how to charm the classroom, and her pink bejeweled wheelchair rules. In a pique of frustration, Bix resorts to lies to steal the limelight from Miss Popular. She also announces that she will be having a puppy shower, and everyone except Miss Popular is invited. Can Bix pull it off?
* Learn the importance of honesty
* Discover that being loved and being popular are not the same thing
* Find out how even a small act of kindness pays big dividends
* Learn how to rise above circumstances to be a better person
About the Author:
Once a teen runaway, Jewel Kats is now a two-time Mom's Choice Award winner. For six years, Jewel penned a syndicated teen advice column for Scripps Howard News Service (USA) and The Halifax Chronicle Herald. She gained this position through The Young People's Press. She's won $20,000 in scholarships from Global Television Network, and women's book publisher: Harlequin Enterprises. Jewel also interned in the TV studio of Entertainment Tonight Canada. Her books have been featured in Ability Magazine (USA) twice. She's authored eight books-five are about disabilities. The Museum of disABILITY History celebrated her work with a two-day event. Jewel has appeared as an international magazine cover story four times! Recently, her work was featured in an in-depth article published in The Toronto Star. Jewel's work has also appeared as an evening news segment on WKBW-TV and on the pages of The Buffalo News.
Paperback - 40 pages
Best for ages 6-14
Approximately 5 x 8 x .1 inches