New Book Shows Readers the Importance of Unity During Times of Crisis

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Author Amelia Samoylov captures the empathic nature of humanity in her new book “We Are Not Alone.”

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The 2012 hurricane formally known as Hurricane Sandy is considered one of the most destructive hurricanes ever, and has devastated a multitude of people all over the world. Indeed in New Jersey and New York alone thousands of people have lost their homes and the level of devastation has left the world reeling. In “We Are Not Alone” author Amelia Samoylov has written an inspiring story that shows readers that even in the darkest of times, one is never alone.

This touching children’s book draws upon the author’s own experiences during the hurricane. It captures the fear and apprehension she felt, the feelings of helplessness that is common during times of crisis and despair. The story is seen through the eyes of a young girl who lives in the seaside community of Sea Gate. It shows how she and her family were able to survive the intense onslaught of Hurricane Sandy. It is a touching story that shows readers the importance of helping one another through good and bad times and that one is never truly alone. The book is full of original illustrations and heartwarming details and reveals the true feelings of people who were impacted by the hurricane.

“We Are Not Alone” is dedicated to anyone affected by Hurricane Sandy and to those brave souls who came to their aid and so proving that one is never alone as long as everyone helps one another.

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About the Author
Amelia Samoylov lives with her family in the seaside community Sea Gate, which is located in Brooklyn, New York. At age of seven, Amelia visited an exhibition where she got inspired by creativity of young artists. Since then, she has always spent some time sketching and drawing things that surrounded her. In her free time, she likes to draw, play the piano and read books. Amelia prefers science fiction and historical literature and even has her own book collection at home. She believe that reading plays a very important role in her life. It also improves her imagination and teaches her how to see and understand the world. Most of all, Amelia likes to spend time with her family.

“We Are Not Alone” * by Amelia Samoylov
Publication Date: December 10, 2013
Picture Book; $15.99; 24 pages; 978-1-4931-2998-0
Picture Book Hardcover; $25.99; 24 pages; 978-1-4931-2999-7
e-book; $3.99; 978-1-4931-2997-3

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