The Black Cloud Blues by Christine A. Emery and Kellie R. Emery
Are you sad and feeling blue?
Do you have a black cloud
following you? I know I do!
I don’t like this cloud one bit.
Come along with me as
I try to get rid of it.
Ironically, The Black Cloud Blues is a fun way to introduce kids to the concept of depression, and asking for help for not just physical problems, but also mental ones.
Bigfoot 200: Because Why the #@&% Not? by Ryan Chukuske
RUN 200 MILES? “How do you even prepare for something like that? What’s it even like? And what is wrong with you?” Ultra-marathons have become extremely popular over the last decade with events previously having only a handful of participants to now selling out and some having to go to a lottery system. The popularity of 50Ks, 50 milers, 100Ks, and 100 milers have shown that the human body is capable of astonishing physical and mental feats. Join ultramarathon author Ryan Chukuske as he describes what it’s like to take on the Bigfoot 200. Follow along as he provides a narrative tale of competitors, crews, pacers, volunteers, and race director Candice Burt. From workout plans prior to the event, tales of awesomeness during the challenge, struggles, physical and mental breakdowns, hallucinations, the Bigfoot 200 changes the lives of all involved.
The Book of Joe by Daniel Misdea
The Book of Joe follows the journey of Joe, a coffee cup who experiences a series of hapless relationships with other beverages. Following these tragic break-ups, Joe spirals into a self-destructive state as he struggled to move on. That is, until he befriends a monkey named Oscar . . .
What follows for Joe and Oscar reminds us all to appreciate the little things. Most notably, friendship.
The Bewildered Patient’s Whole-Body Health Guide by J. A. V. Simson
The Whole-Body Health Guide is a valuable, highly informative guide to the only body you’ll ever have. It will teach you how to care for yourself while you are well, and help your physician understand what is wrong when you are ill. You’ll learn how your many organs work, how to keep them healthy, what can go wrong, and how to make the best use of your visits with health-care providers. Find strategies for long-term maintenance of the amazing, self-regulating, self-repairing body you live in every day. This wellness guide offers tips on eating nutritiously, exercising adequately, avoiding accidents, preventing disease, decreasing stress, and minimizing exposure to environmental toxins. The body’s systems are viewed both “locally and globally.” The writing is accessible, informative, and reader-friendly.
The Red-Headed Monster by Joshua Karsh and Corey Ohayon
The Red-Headed Monster follows the mischievous actions of a red-headed monster lurking around the house. As we follow the chaos the monster leaves in its wake, we ultimately learn that not all monsters are what they appear to be. This humorous book written in verse will be a sweet way for you and your child to end the day at bedtime.
The 50-Year Secret by Julie MacNeil
Julie MacNeil is 6’4,” and although she is neither a WNBA athlete nor a famous model, she has a remarkable story to tell.As an adopted child, she always wondered about the parents who gave her up. After overcoming a challenging childhood and surviving two tumultuous marriages, a chance DNA test revealed an incredibly rare and life-threatening liver-lung disease. Julie then embarked on a difficult journey to find her birth family. Her goal was to warn them about the disease, which is highly genetic and often undiagnosed. What followed was a miraculous sequence of events and a remarkable homecoming.