I’m so excited to announce that Stella’s Brave Voice has been named a recipient of the Mom’s Choice Awards®, earning a Gold level award. What an incredible honor! About the Mom’s Choice Awards®The Mom’s Choice Awards® (MCA) evaluates products and services created for children,families and educators. The program is globally recognized for establishing the benchmark […]
Stella’s Brave Voice Receives 5-Star Review from Litpick Book Reviews
“Stella’s Brave Voice may empower other kids to find theirs, too.” — Kirkus Reviews Stella’s Brave Voice has been reviewed by the prestigious Kirkus Reviews. Check it out here!
Exciting news! The Only Me is a Mom’s Choice Award® Gold Recipient!
The Only Me wins Honorable Mentions in two Purple Dragonfly Award categories.
Summer McKenna, the amazing creator and voice behind the popular YouTube channel, Storytime with Summer, read The Only Me today on her channel. She did such a brilliant job bringing the story and characters to life. Check it out, and definitely share Summer’s YouTube channel with friends and family who enjoy children’s books. She truly […]
Stella’s Brave Voice, my second children’s book, will also feature Stella and Paige, the set of fraternal twins we met in my first book, The Only Me.
In this lovely, first-person story about sisterhood, readers are encouraged to think about what it means to be yourself and value the things that make you unique – even when others can’t see past appearances. Stella and Paige are fraternal twins—that means they are twins, even though they don’t look alike. Stella loves her sister, […]
Kirkus Reviews Magazine listed The Only Me as one of the top indie books of 2022 in the December 15, 2022 edition. Less than 10% of indie authors are selected for this honor. I couldn’t be more thrilled!
Local Spotlight: Meet Marissa Bader, local children’s book author How does your book inspire parents and their children? I truly hope my book inspires parents to accept and honor their children for the unique individuals they are, and for children to embrace their individuality, recognize their incredible strengths (and realize how much they have to […]