Okay, I admit it; I'm jealous. Nancy Stewart has done it again. As with One Pelican at a Time, which I previously reviewed, she's written another book that will make a positive difference in the world.
Katrina and Winter, Partners in Courage is about a girl with a prosthetic leg who meets a dolphin with a prosthetic tail and is encouraged to overcome her feelings of inadequacy and become a normal kid. This is a true story illustrated with photos of Katrina (the girl) and Winter (the dolphin.)
The story is well written and the part where Katrina is reunited with Winter actually brought tears to my eyes. The book will not only encourage kids with special needs and help other readers to understand them, it will make anyone with difficulties and obstacles in their lives want to keep trying and do their best.
And when those young readers have grown up their lives may be different because of having read this book, and maybe some of them will go on to make a difference in the lives of others.
Yay, Nancy Stewart!