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Book details
  • Genre:JUVENILE FICTION
  • SubGenre:Social Issues / Special Needs
  • Language:English
  • Pages:32
  • Format:Paperback
  • Paperback ISBN:9781098393960

Athena The Ballerina

by Jennifer Ortiz Correa View author's profile page

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Overview
"Athena the Ballerina" is a charming children's book that was inspired by a true story about a little girl who has low muscle tone (Hypotonia). Although it was challenging to walk and stand, she always loved to dance, just like Athena. With help from medical equipment and encouragement from her mom, will Athena overcome a challenge and be brave?
Description
"Athena the Ballerina" is a charming children's book that was inspired by a true story about a little girl who has low muscle tone (Hypotonia). Although it was challenging to walk and stand, she always loved to dance, just like Athena. With help from medical equipment and encouragement from her mom, will Athena overcome a challenge and be brave? Children, parents, and teachers will love this beautifully illustrated book that is filled with heartwarming lessons about the importance of being brave and overcoming challenges. Implementing colorful illustrations with easy-to-read storytelling, this is an excellent book for early readers. The book shares important lessons about persistence, courage, and strength that will inspire anyone who reads this memorable book.
About the author
Jennifer lives in Florida with her husband and two daughters. In addition to writing children's books, Jennifer works as a licensed mental health counselor in the state of Florida. Jennifer received her Master of Science degree from St. Thomas University in Miami, and her Bachelor of Arts degree from The College of New Rochelle in New York. She works closely with families, adolescents, and individuals with disabilities. Jennifer is also a mother to a beautiful girl who has a unique ability. Jennifer's eldest daughter has hypotonia, which is a symptom of a rare genetic disorder called CACNA1A that affects mainly her mobility. The strength her daughter displays daily is what inspires Jennifer to write children's books. Jennifer's goal in writing children's books is to shine a light on the capabilities that children with different abilities have, and how families and communities can help encourage them to be their best selves. Please visit http://www.jenniferortizcorrea.com, where you can sign up to receive emails about Jennifer's future book releases. Jennifer's website also provides resources for parents that have a child with unique abilities.
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