GREELEY, Colo. (PRWEB) September 28, 2012
“Charlie Christmas” tells the story of a 13-year-old boy who lost his parents and his voice in a tragic car accident. His new friends help him overcome his fears about his disability and his views of others with disabilities.
An excerpt from “Charlie Christmas”:
“‘Sir,’ Aunt Molly said calmly, putting her arm around Charlie’s shoulders, “when someone has lost the ability to speak, he does what he has to do to make up for it. Do you need help choosing a painting?’
You do what you have to. Charlie thought about that statement. That’s what he had been doing all summer. Trying to adjust to not speaking wasn’t all that easy. Getting Aunt Molly’s attention seemed easy if he just whistled for her, as he would whistle for Muffin. Feeling quite ashamed of himself, he went to the customer.”
“Readers will want to cheer on Charlie as he makes each new discovery about the world of disabilities,” Biggs writes. “The book is serious, funny and sometimes sad.”
About the Author
Suzanne K. Biggs is an assembly technician by trade. She has completed several courses at Institute of Children’s Literature and has previously published “Grandma Jo’s Diary: The Case of the Forgotten Room.” Biggs resides in northern Colorado with her husband.
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