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Day 6 of 29 Celebrating Black Children’s Books – Nelson Beats The Odds
 by Ronnie Sidney, II

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by Ronnie Sidney, II

Paperback: 32 pages
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Nelson use to think school was all about playing around and talking with his friends. When Nelson learns that he has been placed in Special Education, he fears being teased. Consequently, he keeps his learning disability and ADHD diagnosis a secret. With the encouragement of his parents and assistance from Mrs. T., his Special Education teacher, Nelson pushes the boundaries and discovers his potential.

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The Big Move by Latoyoua Topping

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LatoyouaToppingLatoyoua Gammage-Topping is a Navy wife and mother. At the age of twenty-seven, she took on the role of raising her younger brother. Since then, she has experienced four deployments and has relocated three times.  She has a bachelor of science from Virginia State University and is currently pursuing her MBA with a concentration in health service administration from Strayer University. She is the social media administrator at the local health department. She’s also a mentor to young girls at her church.

 

 


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The Big Move
by Latoyoua Topping

Paperback: 24 pages
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The book points out challenges that children will face when relocating. It focuses on the key importance of talking about feelings, adjusting to changes, and making new friends. Amira has to move due to her dad’s promotion in the military. Although she’s having a hard time with the move, her parents are very supportive in helping her adjust to the new move.

 

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Nelson Beats The Odds
 by Ronnie Sidney, II

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RonnieSidneyRonnie Sidney, II, MSW, is a father, therapist, author, app developer, professional speaker and entrepreneur. He received a Master of Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2014. Ronnie was raised in Tappahannock, Virginia, and attended Essex County Public Schools (ECPS). While attending ECPS, he spent several years in Special Education after being diagnosed with a learning disability. The stigmatization of special education created a lack of interest in school.

 

 

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by Ronnie Sidney, II

Paperback: 32 pages
Available on Amazon
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Nelson use to think school was all about playing around and talking with his friends. When Nelson learns that he has been placed in Special Education, he fears being teased. Consequently, he keeps his learning disability and ADHD diagnosis a secret. With the encouragement of his parents and assistance from Mrs. T., his Special Education teacher, Nelson pushes the boundaries and discovers his potential.

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Nola The Nurse Series by Scharmaine Baker

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ScharmaineBakerAs seen on CBS Evening News with Katie Couric, Dr. Scharmaine Lawson-Baker is a nationally recognized and award-winning nurse practitioner in New Orleans, Louisiana. She is a fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), and winner of the 2013 Healthcare Hero award (New Orleans City Business magazine) and 2008 Entrepreneur of the Year award (ADVANCE for Nurse Practitioner magazine).

Dr Baker has always loved to write and is excited to share new stories with a broader base of friends, colleagues, and family.

 

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Nola The Nurse Remembers Hurricane Katrina
by Scharmaine Baker

Paperback: 39 pages
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In this special edition to the Nola The Nurse, She’s On The Go series: Nola remembers the story of Hurricane Katrina as her mother, Dr. Eden NP, told it to her. Nola vividly shares the details of the worst natural disaster to ever hit the United States. Her dolls and other toys are instantly transformed into Nola’s account of the storm as she tells the story of how her mother and Dr. Baker, both nurse practitioners, came back to New Orleans to provide care to many storm victims.

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Nola The Nurse: She’s On The Go series Vol One
by Scharmaine Baker

Paperback: 64 pages
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Nola wants to be a nurse practitioner just like her mom. She has learned how to care for people of all ages and now visits her friends to heal their sick baby dolls. Along the way, she learns more about her culturally diverse world.

Nola the Nurse was born from the desire of Dr. Scharmaine L. Baker who had been searching for children’s books that were both culturally sensitive and featured African-American nurses. She had found none, so she decided to create her own and Nola the Nurse was born.

Nola the Nurse: She’s On The Go, is the first in a series of beautifully illustrated bedtime stories, perfect for young children. Your child will delight in the colorful pictures and will also learn important cultural lessons. Pick up your copy today!

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