12-07-21 The ABC’s of Children’s Books
Kenyetta Obie is a native of Atlanta, Ga. where she is raising her son. Her college major in child development led her to a career as a teacher both in mainstream and special needs development. Kenyetta’s journey has fueled her passion for developing the minds of young children by encouraging them to fall in love with reading at an early age. Her book, Goose Farm Adventure is the first in a series of books Kenyetta plans to bring to the world of early childhood learning. www.sillygooselearning.com
Amazon link: https://amzn.to/3ouo2pz
Dr. Melvyn Wolk and his wife Marilyn live in Scranton Pa. Dr. Wolk established his Pediatric practice then became board-certified in Allergy and Immunology. He served as Chief of Pediatrics at Community Medical Center for over 25 years where he established the first Neonatal Intensive Care Center in the area. Because parents needed to be close to their children, he established the Ronald McDonald House of Scranton, “The house that love built” with the help of Carol and Albert Mueller.
Marilyn, co-author of their book, The Illphabet has been happily married to Dr. Wolk for 61 years. She served as his office manager throughout his practice. Together they are the parents of three children, eight grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.
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Jane McCarter-Caponigro is a native New Yorker. She was a board member of the PTA and an active volunteer at her children’s school. Jane saw a need for her book, YES, I AM! A to Z, believing that although every child is different, none should ever feel “less than.” She wants every child to recognize their abilities and value. Jane’s greatest desire is to be positively changing the lives of children with the powerful words found in her first book. It invites conversation between the adult and the child to share their points of view. Jane encourages curiosity and celebration on both sides of the conversation through the reading of her books. www.yeschildrensbooks.com
Amazon link: https://amzn.to/3dkUXpS
Video Version: https://youtu.be/Pt6guqEkkzk
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