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Just Like You
by Christy Jackson

Overview


Just Like You is a story for generations. It is meant to create a bridge, opening conversations about how we can include and share life's special moments with all people, regardless of how we experience life and each other.
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Description


Meet June! She loves to play, cuddle, and spend time with her friends and family – just like you. June was born with a rare genetic disease called Polymicrogyria (PMG). This means that she moves about the world a little differently, but that doesn't stop her from having a blast. Join her on a colorful adventure throughout the Pacific Northwest where she and her family camp, hike, and share the magic of play together. Just Like You is a story for generations. It is meant to create a bridge, opening conversations about how we can include and share life's special moments with all people, regardless of how we experience life and each other.
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About the author


Christy Jackson is a parent, an advocate for the special needs community, and a creator. Most importantly to her, she is Addison, Lane, and June's Mom. She believes that everyone deserves love, acceptance, and access to adventure, regardless of their abilities. As the parent of a child with special needs and a member of the Board of Directors for Harper's Playground and Smile Oregon, she is dedicated to promoting equity and inclusion in public and private spaces. Christy was born and raised in Portland, Oregon, where she lives adventurously with her family. Her love of writing began under the piano at her grandparents' house, where she would write short novels for her Grandma Phyllis to edit. It has been a lifelong dream for Christy to share stories with readers like you.
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Book details

Genre:FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS

Subgenre:Children with Special Needs

Language:English

Pages:34

Format:Hardcover

Hardcover ISBN:9781667813950


Overview


Just Like You is a story for generations. It is meant to create a bridge, opening conversations about how we can include and share life's special moments with all people, regardless of how we experience life and each other.

Read more

Description


Meet June! She loves to play, cuddle, and spend time with her friends and family – just like you. June was born with a rare genetic disease called Polymicrogyria (PMG). This means that she moves about the world a little differently, but that doesn't stop her from having a blast. Join her on a colorful adventure throughout the Pacific Northwest where she and her family camp, hike, and share the magic of play together. Just Like You is a story for generations. It is meant to create a bridge, opening conversations about how we can include and share life's special moments with all people, regardless of how we experience life and each other.

Read more

About the author


Christy Jackson is a parent, an advocate for the special needs community, and a creator. Most importantly to her, she is Addison, Lane, and June's Mom. She believes that everyone deserves love, acceptance, and access to adventure, regardless of their abilities. As the parent of a child with special needs and a member of the Board of Directors for Harper's Playground and Smile Oregon, she is dedicated to promoting equity and inclusion in public and private spaces. Christy was born and raised in Portland, Oregon, where she lives adventurously with her family. Her love of writing began under the piano at her grandparents' house, where she would write short novels for her Grandma Phyllis to edit. It has been a lifelong dream for Christy to share stories with readers like you.
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