More good news from Brooks Global and Emmanuel’s Dream

Several weeks ago I wrote about a school in North Carolina, Brooks Global Studies, which had selected Emmanuel’s Dream as their all-school read and then had Emmanuel come visit them in person! (If you haven’t seen it yet, please go check out the video. It’s pretty amazing!) Recently, I came across this additional piece of Read More …

Celebrate Inclusive Schools Week!

Schools across the country are observing Inclusive Schools Week this week. According to the Inclusive Schools Network: Inclusive Schools Week is an annual event sponsored by the Inclusive Schools Network (ISN) and Stetson & Associates, Inc., which is held each year during the first full week in December. Since its inception in 2001, Inclusive Schools Week has Read More …

Emmanuel prepares for another ride in Ghana!

ModernGhana.com reports “Para Cyclist Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah To Ride For Peaceful Elections In Ghana.” Emmanuel is preparing once again to circle Ghana, as he did in Emmanuel’s Dream, but this time it will be a peace tour to promote a peaceful general election. At a press conference, he pointed out that disabled people are among society’s most Read More …

Emmanuel on US National Amputee Soccer Team

Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah, the subject of my upcoming picture-book biography, EMMANUEL’S DREAM, is an athlete who was born in Ghana, West Africa, with a deformed leg. As a young man, he wanted to change the way disabled people were treated in Ghana, so he rode a bicycle nearly 400 miles all around his country to Read More …

EMMANUEL’S DREAM popping up in some exciting places!

My upcoming picture-book biography, EMMANUEL’S DREAM: THE TRUE STORY OF EMMANUEL OFOSU YEBOAH, has been popping up in a few exciting places lately! First, I recently got to see–for the first time–how the illustrations by Sean Qualls are progressing, and the artwork is nothing short of amazing! I was sitting in a quiet coffee shop Read More …