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Cindy L. Shirley grew up in a small town in Cherokee County, Georgia. She is a wife, mother of two, and grandmother of one amazing granddaughter. She loves working with children and has tons of hilarious stories to share. “So many heartfelt conversations and silly experiences took place during my time working as an ASP teacher. Kids just want to feel acknowledged and share their day with someone”. It was during her time working with students that Cindy decided to pursue a business in entertaining children. Mrs. Shirley founded Let’s Pretend Parties in 2006 and continues to work with children of all ages as a party planner and hostess to this day. She is involved with annual community and family events throughout both Cobb and Cherokee county school systems. These activities, along with personal experiences, are the basis for her upcoming children's books: "Diesel the Body Guard; No Bullies Allowed!", "Doodle and the Magic Christmas Float", "Mom, Where Did You Go?", and her new series, "The Fabulous Life of Minnie the Sassy Chick". These stories are based on real characters from Cindy's family, as well as her childhood experiences. Her creative and fun-filled story lines were written to bring a smile to children’s faces. When asked about becoming a new author, Cindy said “I will consider this new adventure to be a huge success if I can just make children laugh."

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Diesel the Body Guard
No Bullies Allowed!
by Cindy L. Shirley

Overview


Award-winning 2017 Readers Favorite Silver Medal Winner, 2017 Gold winner for Human Relations Indies books and 2017 ATAI Honorable Mention.

This wonderful book is based on my personal experience with being bullied in elementary school. It's storyline is filled with lessons for young kids about friendship, respect, courage and forgiveness. You can follow along as Delilah and Diesel finally stand up to the bullies. Delilah Dillard is a young girl with red hair who is being bullied at school by two brothers, Richard and Jimmy. When she enlists the help of her protective pet rooster, Diesel, they'll put the spurs to the bullies, and teach them a lesson about respect. 

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Description


Delilah Dillard is a young girl with red hair who is being bullied at school by two brothers, Richard and Jimmy. She has tried everything possible to avoid the boys, even walking to school each day instead of riding the bus. One day, a new student named Lilly Ann joins the class. Not only does she have red hair just like Delilah, but she also wears braces and glasses. Delilah happily agrees to befriend the new student and offers to take her under her wing for the day. It is during lunch time when Richard and Jimmy make their move, and begin to bully both girls. Delilah has grown used to being called names, but when Lilly begins to cry, Delilah decides it's time to take a stand! Knowing how protective her pet rooster Diesel is, she sets out to give the boys a taste of their own medicine. This is the only way to end the bullying, and teach the brothers a lesson about respect.

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Overview


Award-winning 2017 Readers Favorite Silver Medal Winner, 2017 Gold winner for Human Relations Indies books and 2017 ATAI Honorable Mention.

This wonderful book is based on my personal experience with being bullied in elementary school. It's storyline is filled with lessons for young kids about friendship, respect, courage and forgiveness. You can follow along as Delilah and Diesel finally stand up to the bullies. Delilah Dillard is a young girl with red hair who is being bullied at school by two brothers, Richard and Jimmy. When she enlists the help of her protective pet rooster, Diesel, they'll put the spurs to the bullies, and teach them a lesson about respect. 

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Description


Delilah Dillard is a young girl with red hair who is being bullied at school by two brothers, Richard and Jimmy. She has tried everything possible to avoid the boys, even walking to school each day instead of riding the bus. One day, a new student named Lilly Ann joins the class. Not only does she have red hair just like Delilah, but she also wears braces and glasses. Delilah happily agrees to befriend the new student and offers to take her under her wing for the day. It is during lunch time when Richard and Jimmy make their move, and begin to bully both girls. Delilah has grown used to being called names, but when Lilly begins to cry, Delilah decides it's time to take a stand! Knowing how protective her pet rooster Diesel is, she sets out to give the boys a taste of their own medicine. This is the only way to end the bullying, and teach the brothers a lesson about respect.

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Book details

Genre:JUVENILE FICTION

Subgenre:Social Issues / Bullying

Language:English

Pages:36

Format:Paperback

Paperback ISBN:9780998648002


Overview


Award-winning 2017 Readers Favorite Silver Medal Winner, 2017 Gold winner for Human Relations Indies books and 2017 ATAI Honorable Mention.

This wonderful book is based on my personal experience with being bullied in elementary school. It's storyline is filled with lessons for young kids about friendship, respect, courage and forgiveness. You can follow along as Delilah and Diesel finally stand up to the bullies. Delilah Dillard is a young girl with red hair who is being bullied at school by two brothers, Richard and Jimmy. When she enlists the help of her protective pet rooster, Diesel, they'll put the spurs to the bullies, and teach them a lesson about respect. 

Read more

Description


Delilah Dillard is a young girl with red hair who is being bullied at school by two brothers, Richard and Jimmy. She has tried everything possible to avoid the boys, even walking to school each day instead of riding the bus. One day, a new student named Lilly Ann joins the class. Not only does she have red hair just like Delilah, but she also wears braces and glasses. Delilah happily agrees to befriend the new student and offers to take her under her wing for the day. It is during lunch time when Richard and Jimmy make their move, and begin to bully both girls. Delilah has grown used to being called names, but when Lilly begins to cry, Delilah decides it's time to take a stand! Knowing how protective her pet rooster Diesel is, she sets out to give the boys a taste of their own medicine. This is the only way to end the bullying, and teach the brothers a lesson about respect.

Read more

About the author


Cindy L. Shirley grew up in a small town in Cherokee County, Georgia. She is a wife, mother of two, and grandmother of one amazing granddaughter. She loves working with children and has tons of hilarious stories to share. “So many heartfelt conversations and silly experiences took place during my time working as an ASP teacher. Kids just want to feel acknowledged and share their day with someone”. It was during her time working with students that Cindy decided to pursue a business in entertaining children. Mrs. Shirley founded Let’s Pretend Parties in 2006 and continues to work with children of all ages as a party planner and hostess to this day. She is involved with annual community and family events throughout both Cobb and Cherokee county school systems. These activities, along with personal experiences, are the basis for her upcoming children's books: "Diesel the Body Guard; No Bullies Allowed!", "Doodle and the Magic Christmas Float", "Mom, Where Did You Go?", and her new series, "The Fabulous Life of Minnie the Sassy Chick". These stories are based on real characters from Cindy's family, as well as her childhood experiences. Her creative and fun-filled story lines were written to bring a smile to children’s faces. When asked about becoming a new author, Cindy said “I will consider this new adventure to be a huge success if I can just make children laugh."

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