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Book details
  • Genre:PSYCHOLOGY
  • SubGenre:Developmental / Child
  • Language:English
  • Pages:32
  • Format:Paperback
  • eBook ISBN:9781098390655
  • Paperback ISBN:9781098390648

Papa's Scooter, a Legacy of Love

by Lori Huertas View author's profile page

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Overview
Based on a true story, a grandfather with terminal cancer reflects on life lessons as he rides around in his scooter, dressed in military (Army) attire to honor his grandson. In the book he is spending time with his great grandson and reminding him how bravery and courage are two of his greatest assets. He lets reader's know that "it's okay" to feel sad at times. Through illustrations and lyrics that rhyme, he leaves a legacy of love for his family and others. In the face of his illness, he is determined to find a way to allow others to honor him through his life lessons. He decides to share his Papa stories as way for his great-grandchildren to remember him as they grow. An honest and relatable depiction of life, Papa's Scooter, a legacy of love celebrates life and the ways in which love lives on. This book gives cancer patients and families hope reminds us that each day brings new healing.
Description
Based on a true story, a grandfather with terminal cancer reflects on life lessons as he rides around in his scooter, dressed in military (Army) attire to honor his grandson. In the book he is spending time with his great grandson and reminding him how bravery and courage are two of his greatest assets. He lets reader's know that "it's okay" to feel sad at times. Through illustrations and lyrics that rhyme, he leaves a legacy of love for his family and others. In the face of his illness, he is determined to find a way to allow others to honor him through his life lessons. He decides to share his Papa stories as way for his great-grandchildren to remember him as they grow. An honest and relatable depiction of life, Papa's Scooter, a legacy of love celebrates life and the ways in which love lives on. This book gives cancer patients and families hope reminds us that each day brings new healing. The grandfather even references his place of birth "Puerto Rico" although he resides in the United States. The book was written by the daughter of the main character in his honor. She is a Doctorate student at Barry University, the Florida Delegate of the National Veteran Chamber of Commerce, an ArmyMom, as well as an Ambassador for Blue Star Families. This book can be helpful for families that have a grandparent diagnosed with cancer, hospitals to keep in their lobby, libraries (virtual and on-site), schools and military families as way to promote bonding through reading. The book is easy to read as the rhyming lyrics allow listeners to smile.
About the author
Army Mom pursuing EdD (Doctorate) in Higher Education Administration Educational Leadership to help Military Families as passionate bilingual professional who loves being a part of companies that transform lives. Currently Barry University, VA School Certifying Official. Florida Delegate of the National Veteran Chamber of Commerce. Virtual Reader for Early Learning Coalition. Program Director of Military Reading Club. Trainer for USO. Ambassador for Blue Star Families. Published Co-Author of Christian Therapist Notebook. Masters in Counseling Psychology • Storytime https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tREKygJo_gQ • Abuela Love Song https://youtu.be/W95Dmsor_Ms • https://www.youtube.com/watch?reload=9&v=kBpoGEkdqOs Leadership • https://www.linkedin.com/in/lorimariehuertas/
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